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Some researchers have turned their focus to artificial intelligence to study an underused symptom common to most respiratory pathogens—cough

Until a few months ago scientists Ugur Sahin and Özlem Türeci lived a relatively obscure life in the German city of Mainz. Despite being worth billions, the so-called "husband and wife dream team" were known locally for their modesty: they share an unpretentious apartment with their teenage daughter and would only ever arrive at work on pushbikes

Ashley Locke, 29, got her first injection this month as part of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine trial. Since she started the trial Nov. 16 in Nashville, Tennessee, millions of people have watched as she documented her experience on TikTok

It can’t fly and it hides during the day but a critically endangered large parrot is back in the limelight having been named New Zealand’s bird of the year for an unprecedented second time

 

You’ve heard of Black Friday, you’ve heard of Cyber Monday, but have you ever heard of mega shopping bonanza Singles’ Day? If not, here’s what you need to know about Double 11

One of the world’s leading COVID-19 experimental vaccines produces an immune response in both young and old adults, raising hopes of a path out of the gloom and economic destruction wrought by the novel coronavirus

Some 400 troops are testing the devices, trained on nearly a quarter million cases to detect COVID and a whole lot more

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Is there such a thing as too much equity? A paper which suggests capping the number of Māori and Pacific students entering Otago University’s medical school, illustrates why equality remains elusive. As a Māori medical student from Otago writes in this anonymous piece, privilege always fights back. As the saying goes: “To the privileged, equality feels like oppression.” 

When the coronavirus outbreak threatened to rock Philadelphia’s predominantly Black neighborhoods, Dr. Ala Stanford knew that access to COVID-19 tests was going to be a problem