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car windows: keep the windows open: does the airflow inside the car affect the risk of Covid transmission?

BOSTON: Using computer simulations, scientists analyzed airflow patterns inside a car’s passenger compartment, shedding light on potential ways to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission by sharing journeys with others. The study, published in the journal Science Advances, evaluated the airflow inside a compact car with various combinations of open …

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Updated Dragon during ISS refueling mission [live stream]

SpaceX and NASA are preparing to launch a Dragon cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station on a Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday. Watch the live stream here. The space exploration company confirmed it would be the first updated cargo version of Dragon to be launched on the ISS. …

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An earthquake off the coast of Turkey is felt by residents of 5 Arab countries

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The new CRISPR-based test for COVID-19 uses a smartphone camera

The new COVID-19 test uses CRISPR gene-editing technology and a smartphone to provide a positive or negative test result and measure viral load. Credit: Gladstone Institutes Imagine dabbing your nostrils, inserting the swab into a device, and getting a reading on your phone in 15-30 minutes telling you if you …

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