Conversations sparked by #MedBikini, which encourages medical professionals to share their “professional swimwear,” led to retraction of study on young vascular surgeons.

  • Erin Blakemore
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What you need to know about coronavirus and the flu

The potential winter surge of coronavirus infections could coincide with another major public health event: the seasonal flu. Here's what you need to know.

Free, online publication looks at research priorities for adult Americans, social media misinformation and scientists as celebrities.

  • Erin Blakemore
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Men have weaker immune systems that, in some severe cases, may actually sabotage the body's response to an invader.

Introduced pests, pathogens and invasive species are causing immediate changes. Climate change also may shape the forest colors of the future.

  • Kat Long
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AI4Mars lets participants help rovers figure out where it’s safe to drive on Mars.

  • Erin Blakemore
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A ballot measure could herald a paradigm shift in wildlife management by giving Coloradans the nation’s first vote on reintroducing an endangered species to a place it once thrived — a decision typically reserved for government scientists.

  • Jennifer Oldham
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How genetic science can help expose, track and contain coronavirus outbreaks. And your voting questions answered.

In three episodes, the show doesn’t shy away from the devastation we can cause — or what’s at stake if we don’t take responsibility.

  • Erin Blakemore
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The Nobel Committee awarded the prize to two women researchers for their work developing genome editing.

The Nobel Prize in physics was awarded Tuesday.

Hepatitis C, which can be transmitted through blood transfusions or shared needles, causes severe inflammation of the liver and is blamed for 400,000 deaths annually.

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Gayle and other artists discuss how music fits into their creative process and what they're listening to now.

  • Gayle Kabaker
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The extreme, six-year weather aberration set the stage for increased wartime casualties and the spread and intensity of the flu afterward, researchers say.

  • Erin Blakemore
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Creating a new vaccine can involve thousands of people over several years. Here's what it takes to produce a new FDA-approved vaccine.

What are the differences between the two types of transmission, how do scientists believe coronavirus spreads, and how does this affect the pandemic?

The cosmic gala climaxes with a blue moon.

  • Blaine P. Friedlander Jr.
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A study about these Old World monkeys adds to evidence of the protective power of grooming and similar interactions.

  • Erin Blakemore
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Workers at an Agri Star meatpacking plant in Iowa were left clueless as the coronavirus spread in their ranks. Genetic data held the answers.

A tumor geneticist, who turned his lab into a coronavirus sequencing facility, helped expose a coronavirus outbreak in an Iowa meatpacking plant.

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