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Why this COVID-19 spike is different: Current U.S. mutated version much more infectious than first wave virus but no more deadly

Maggie Fox | 
[A new COVID-19] mutation makes the virus more likely to infect people but does not seem to make them any ...
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Will herd immunity curb COVID-19? Not with rampant spread of ‘anti-science, anti-authority, anti-vaccine’ views

Elizabeth Cohen | 
With government support, three coronavirus vaccines are expected to be studied in large-scale clinical trials in the next three months ...
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Is speed more important than safety? Operation Warp Speed triggers public fears regulators are cutting coronavirus vaccine corners

Elizabeth Cohen | 
"I'm a bit concerned to see there's a fair amount of skepticism in the American public about whether or not ...
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Viewpoint: We can’t blame genetics for government ‘indifference, missteps and political calculations’ in COVID-19 deaths

Kent Sepkowitz | 
The influx of geneticists studying Covid-19 is good news; brilliant minds that examine a problem from different perspectives is our ...
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Even one can of soda a day could increase risk of heart disease, study says

Ryan Prior | 
Even one serving daily of a sugary soft drink is associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease. That's according to ...
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Drinking and smoking ‘of any level’ while pregnant may harm baby’s development, study says

Kristen Rogers | 
If you're stressed or wanting to enjoy virtual happy hour with friends while pregnant, having a glass of wine every ...
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Not all children are safe from COVID-19: Mysterious childhood illness similar to Kawasaki disease linked to coronavirus

Maggie Fox | 
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a health advisory to thousands of doctors across the country [May ...
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Skeletons of Africans enslaved in Mexico reveal extreme hardships of the Atlantic slave trade

Kristen Rogers | 
In a study published [April 30] in the journal Current Biology, scientists tell the stories of three 16th-century enslaved Africans ...
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‘Crazy beast’ fossil shows how weird evolution can get

Ashley Strickland | 
Researchers have uncovered the fossil of an early mammal named the "crazy beast" that lived 66 million years ago on ...
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If coronavirus vaccines don’t work, what’s plan B?

Rob Picheta | 
As countries lie frozen in lockdown and billions of people lose their livelihoods, public figures are teasing a breakthrough that ...
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Fluorescent foliage: Researchers grow glow-in-the-dark plants with help from mushroom DNA

Amy Woodyatt | 
Fans of the "Avatar" movie will have long dreamed of lush jungles teeming with glowing plants. But fluorescent foliage may ...
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Can you get reinfected? 2% of recovered coronavirus patients in South Korea test positive for the disease

In South Korea, health officials are trying to solve a mystery: why 163 people who recovered from coronavirus have retested ...
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Discovery of microbes under ocean floor suggests life could thrive in ‘extreme environments’ like Mars

Ashley Strickland | 
When scientists find microbial life thriving in some of the most extreme environments on Earth, it gives them hope that ...
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Was it a bat? A lab leak? A bioweapon? Virus hunters battle cornovarius origin speculation

Drew Griffin, Robert Kuznia | 
A vacuum of knowledge about the origins of the new coronavirus ravaging the world has provided fertile ground for all ...
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Video: World has lots of food, but COVID-19 trade restrictions hamper supermarket restocking efforts

John Defterios | 
The food industry is struggling to cope with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Restrictions on transportation links that move ...
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Video: How COVID-19 attacks a patient’s lungs

CT imaging from George Washington University Hospital shows the effects of Covid-19 on the lungs of a 59-year old man ...
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Why it’s safe to order food and go grocery shopping during the coronavirus outbreak

Mallory Simon | 
President Donald Trump and governors of various states have suggested Americans should avoid restaurants due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead ...
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Space-grown lettuce a hit with astronauts, and nutritionally identical to its earthly counterpart

Ashley Strickland | 
The astronauts floated around, expressing delight as they tasted something entirely unexpected in space. "Awesome! Tastes good! I like that! ...
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Full-fat dairy not linked to childhood obesity, studies show, raising questions about US dietary guidelines

Sandee LaMotte | 
There's little scientific evidence behind recommendations by US health organizations that kids should stop eating full-fat dairy after the age ...
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Disney names GMO Impossible Burger its preferred plant-based meat, noting customers ‘have embraced’ vegan options

Danielle Wiener-Bronner | 
Disney and Impossible Foods, which makes plant-based meat designed to look, taste and cook like the real thing, have struck ...
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This can ‘never ever’ happen again: Cleveland fertility clinic sued over 4,000 lost eggs

Holly Yan | 
Almost two years ago, a freezer malfunction at an Ohio fertility clinic may have destroyed hundreds of patients' chances at ...
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DNA cracks 1980 cold case: Gene analysis leads to arrest of Florida’s ‘Pillowcase rapist’

Dakin Andone, Devon Sayers | 
Authorities believe a Florida man arrested last weekend is the so-called Pillowcase Rapist and is responsible for a string of ...
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US cancer death rates fall for 26th year in a row. 2.2% marks largest single-year drop

Jacqueline Howard | 
The rate of people dying from cancer in the United States continued to decline for the 26th year in a ...
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DNA to be collected from migrants in custody through Trump administration pilot program

Geneva Sands | 
The Trump administration will begin collecting DNA samples from some migrants in US Customs and Border Protection custody as part ...
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Judge blocks Arkansas law outlawing use of ‘meat’ to market plant-based burgers

Madeline Holcombe, Scottie Andrew | 
Veggie burgers are safe for now after a federal judge temporarily blocked Arkansas legislation banning the use of meat-related terminology ...
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Once-a-month birth control pill could be possible with innovative design

Eric Cheung | 
Scientists say they have made a breakthrough on developing a contraceptive pill that only needs to be taken once a ...
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Dunkin’ launching Beyond Meat breakfast sandwich at more than 9,000 US stores in November 2019

Danielle Wiener-Bronner | 
Dunkin' is launching its Beyond Meat breakfast sandwich nationally in November, two months ahead of schedule, after a highly successful ...
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New ‘superfood’ makes bees better pollinators—boosting crop yields up to 90%

Millie Dent | 
Argentina-based startup Beeflow has developed a special nutrient-packed formula for bees meant to boost their immune systems and make them ...