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After Covid: Diabetes, Brain Damage, Stroke

More and more studies are showing that even mild Covid cases can lead to increased risk of severe health issues long after the initial infection is over.

Once Extreme Ocean Temperatures Are the New Normal

A new analysis finds extreme warming events in the ocean have increased relative to the very far past, with nearly 60% of the ocean experiencing extreme heat in 2019.

How a little-discussed revision of climate science could help avert doom

We can reduce global temperatures faster than we once thought — if we act now.

Improving Drug Development with AI, Not Animals

Tremendous resources are wasted on would-be treatments that never even make it to the clinical trial stage because, often, tests conducted on animals provided misleading results. Dr. Jo Varshney is out to fix that.

A Breakthrough Cancer Therapy Targets Autoimmune Diseases

CAR T therapies juice the immune system. In cancer, they have cured patients who had little hope for survival. Now scientists are asking "What else can they do?"

Can CRISPR Solve Covid Testing?

Scientists are using elements of the gene editing technology to develop rapid, accurate tests for infectious diseases, including Covid-19.

As Medical Science Accelerates, Remote Clinical Trials Will Triumph

Clinical trials continue to evolve as new technologies allow researchers to manage them without participants coming to a physical location. Despite hurdles, remote trials are likely to become standard practice.

Amyris at COP26: Sustainability on a Molecular Level

This company synthesizes engineering, design, and biology to make abundant that which is scarce in nature. Its chief sustainability officer explains how environmental responsibility is built into its DNA.

Blood Test Shows Promise for Detecting Cancer Far Earlier

Scientists in Ontario used machine learning techniques to find telltale signs of cancer in blood samples that were collected up to seven years prior to conventional diagnosis.

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