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Expelled from the human body—by a cough, say, or a well-placed sneeze–the virus can settle on surfaces, where it sits, microscopic and immobile, for hours or even days. Watch the full video:
“To really clean, from a scientific standpoint, from a technique standpoint, is really an art for a lot of folks." An inept cleaner will miss pathogens. And taking off protective equipment incorrectly can expose cleaners to infection
Astronomers are on the hunt for the remnants of the neutron-star collision that gave Earth its precious metals.
Could chloroquine treat coronavirus? Here are 5 questions answered about a promising yet problematic and unproven use for an antimalarial drug
Deep-learning algorithms are peering into MRIs and x-rays with unmatched vision, but who is to blame when they make a mistake?
“We are a wave of change. Together and united, we are unstoppable. This is what people power looks like. We will rise to the challenge," said 16-year-old climate activist @GretaThunberg who led global protests today demanding action on climate change. #ClimateStrike ? Liz Tormes
Instead of a wall, we could build solar and wind farms, plus 2,000 miles of natural gas and water pipelines to power and supply water for farms and industry along the entire U.S.–Mexico border, creating a zone of opportunity for both countries. Crazy idea?
Monumental disaster at the Department of the Interior: a new report documents suppression of science, denial of climate change, the silencing and intimidation of staff
Cardiac coherence breathing exercises can stabilize the heartbeat and have a powerful ability to dampen anxiety.
A tough but flexible robot unfurls like a plant using a pressurized plastic tube to inch through rugged environments.
Confirmed: #LIGO has detected gravitational waves created by merging black holes