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By Laura Santhanam
As more Americans get vaccinated and many start returning to workplaces, transit agencies see this transition to a post-pandemic society as an opportunity to fundamentally change how public transit works.
By Justin Stabley, Vignesh Ramachandran
There are lots of different ways to make a vaccine, but the ultimate goal of any shot is to introduce the body to the biological equivalent of a “most wanted” poster so that if the real enemy ever shows up,…
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
The Food and Drug Administration decision this week is expected to vastly expand the availability of cheap home tests that many experts have recommended for months.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
A Black doctor’s key medical innovation from the 20th century is being used in the 21st century to try to treat patients with COVID-19. Dr. Charles Drew, the first African-American to receive a doctorate degree from…
By Bria Lloyd
By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
NASA equipped the spacecraft with a record 25 cameras and two microphones, many of which were turned on during last week's descent.
By Associated Press
Perseverance can be seen in stunning detail just 6 1/2 feet (2 meters) off the ground, being lowered wheels first by cables attached to an overhead sky crane, the red dust kicked up by rocket engines.
By Miles O'Brien
Perseverance is expected to land on the Red Planet Thursday after a seven-month journey. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien previews the nailbiter landing, what scientists are hoping to learn, and the innovations on board.
The mission, one of the space agency’s most ambitious yet, will seek to answer whether there is evidence that microbial life once existed on Mars.
Many of the products we use today, especially ones made from plastic, rubber or other long-lasting materials, will outlive us for generations. Researchers like chemical engineer and 2020 MacArthur fellow Paul Dauenhauer are working on solutions that can offer us…
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