Given the restrictions on virus blocking and health and safety concerns, the majority of your automotive usage today can come from grocery stores. Regardless of where you've been going in the past nine months, you've likely driven less...
For the planet, the year without tourists was a curse and a blessing.With flights canceled, cruise ships mothballed and vacations largely scrapped, carbon emissions plummeted. Wildlife that usually kept a low profile amid a crush of tourists in vacation...
Scientists developed vaccines less than a year after Covid-19 was identified, reflecting a remarkable advance in vaccine technology. Advances in vaccine distribution, however, are a different story.Many questions that arose decades ago when vaccines were introduced are still...
Within a few weeks, two variants of the coronavirus have become so popular that you can regularly hear their unfathomable alphanumeric names on the television news.B.1.1.7, first identified in the UK, has demonstrated the ability to spread widely and...
Major automakers are increasingly betting that millions of new cars and trucks will be plugged into sockets rather than refueled at gas stations over the next decade. That begs the question: is the country's power grid ready to...
Johnson & Johnson is also in preliminary talks with Merck, a large American pharmaceutical company, about the use of its production lines, one of several ideas that federal health officials have discussed with the Biden transition team. Federal...
Martinus JG Veltman, a Dutch theoretical physicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for work explaining the structure of some fundamental forces in the universe and forming the basis for the development of the Standard Model, the backbone of...
Die Scheibe ist klein - nur 12 Zoll im Durchmesser - aber sie hat sich in den Köpfen der Menschen über Jahrtausende hinweg als groß herausgestellt. Das aus Bronze gefertigte Artefakt wurde von seinen Handwerkern mit einer alten...
However, putting theory into practice will pose many challenges. Odor tests, which can reliably identify people with the coronavirus while excluding people with something else, are not yet widely used. (Dr. Hopkins pointed out some odor tests...
Now it turns out that some B.1.1.7 coronaviruses in the UK also have the E484K mutation.To look for new mutations, British researchers examined the 214,159 genomes of coronavirus that the UK sequenced on January 26th. In its report,...

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