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Coronavirus in the U.S. is spreading like ‘wildfire,’ epidemiologist says

“The U.S. is now seeing a pretty widespread transmission across the board,” said William Hanage, an associate professor of epidemiology. …read more

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Authorities discover first ‘murder hornet’ nest in U.S.

After weeks of searching, the agency said it found the nest of Asian giant hornets in Blaine, a city north …read more

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How to build stronger materials? A ‘diabolical’ beetle offers clues

The diabolical ironclad beetle can withstand bird pecks, animal stomps and even being rolled over by a Toyota Camry. …read more

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‘Collateral damage': Cancer research takes a hit amid pandemic

The pandemic has caused unprecedented disruptions in cancer research. …read more

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Trump repeats inaccurate claim about masks, citing CDC study.

“The interpretation that more mask-wearers are getting infected compared to non-mask wearers is incorrect,” the CDC tweeted. …read more

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Johnson & Johnson pauses trials for Covid-19 vaccine over participant’s illness

The trial was paused in compliance with regulatory standards after an “unexplained” illness in one of its participants, the company …read more

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Look up! That bright orange-y ‘star’ in the night sky is actually Mars

Mars will be brighter in the night sky than anything in its vicinity in October, and will reach opposition on …read more

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Mexican Nobel-winning scientist who made key climate change finding dies at 77

Molina and his fellow scientists’ discovery that chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) were responsible for a thinning ozone layer was a key finding …read more

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Trump’s EPA claimed ‘success’ in Superfund cleanups — but climate change went unaddressed

As work stalled on hardening Superfund sites against climate-related weather extremes, a backlog of sites awaiting cleanup ballooned. …read more

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Nobel winner Jennifer Doudna’s advice for young scientists: ‘Go for it’

Dr. Jennifer Doudna is one of four U.S. scientists to win the Nobel prize this week. She shares the prize …read more

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