About Something in the Sewage: What watching our wastewater can tell us about infectious diseases
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About Real World Evidence: A new approach to approve medical products for children
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A little boy is in the hospital to fix his leg ..read more
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About Competing Visions of Science Funding in Congress
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As the U.S. recovers from the pandemic and shores up its environmental defenses from a rapidly changing climate, federal money is being spent like never before. Simultaneously, the exceedingly competitive global economy is driving ..read more
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About United Nations Report Highlights Opportunities to Improve Global Air Quality
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Air pollution contributes to roughly   every year. It is among the leading avoidable causes of disease and death globally, and the world’s largest ..read more
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About Virtual Clinical Trials: Testing new drugs from afar
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Clinical trials are critical to study the safety and effectiveness of new drugs, but they are no small endeavor. The cost of a clinical trial can range anywhere from $7 million to over $50 million, and they can take ..read more
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About Should We Help NASA “Shoot for the Moon” Again?
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When the first Apollo program astronauts set foot on the Moon in 1969, their footsteps inspired a generation.  This opened a new realm of possibility for what humans can achieve with the necessary motivation and resources. Now, just over 50 years later, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has put the wheels in motion to lay down a fresh set of ..read more
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About The Dawn of the 5G Era: Is new technology the solution to internet inequity?
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We live in a wireless world. From the moment you wake up to an alarm on your Google Home to flipping through an eBook before falling asleep, mobile networks free us from the tethers of landlines and cables. And the technology has evolved rapidly. Each decade, a new generation of cellular technology emerges and offers faster speeds, broader coverage, and better security, the ..read more
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About COVID-19: from treatment to prevention
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2y ago
COVID-19, the disease caused by the newly discovered virus SARS-CoV-2, is a national emergency. We need a vaccine to prevent severe outcomes of disease, to successfully combat future outbreaks of this virus, and to ensure that businesses and schools can safely reopen. Until one is available, healthcare professionals can mitigate symptoms while ..read more
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About Better Late than Never: COVID-19 testing across the United States
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2y ago
With COVID-19 cases showing up across much of the United States, many people are increasingly curious if they have contracted the disease. Although the COVID-19 infection rate continues to rise, tests are still hard to find and nearly impossible to come by in certain areas of the country. It’s important to understand how widespread the COVID-19 infection rate is so that disease ..read more
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About Racial Discrimination in Face Recognition Technology
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We unlock our iPhones with a glance and wonder how Facebook knew to tag us in that photo. But face recognition, the technology behind these features, is more than just a gimmick. It is employed for  ..read more
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