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It’s time to take steps to avoid the antibiotic apocalypse

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Reengineering Life

A gene therapy injection eliminated pain in mice

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THE COLOR OF CLIMATE

But replacing them might not be as easy as previously thought

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Everyday chemicals are threatening the future of human fertility

Baby figures in petri dish to symbolize IVF.
Baby figures in petri dish to symbolize IVF.
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Scientists are working on a ‘universal’ vaccine that could protect against a broad range of coronaviruses

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Reengineering Life

An ‘Apollo Program’ could protect the population from man-made and natural biological threats

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In a year of lows, it’s important to remember the highs

Collage of DNA, SpaceX launch, a scientist drawing up a syringe, the Covid molecule, and a woman scientist + the text “2020"
Collage of DNA, SpaceX launch, a scientist drawing up a syringe, the Covid molecule, and a woman scientist + the text “2020"
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The dismal planning failures can’t be repeated if we want to survive on this planet

Los Angeles, California, April 14, 2020. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images


Glimpse of the Future

A skin-like device listens for coughs to catch early signs of Covid-19

Photo: Northwestern University

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