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Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Targets Mutant Strain
COVID-19 Vaccine Booster
Coronavirus
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Targets Mutant Strain
Moderna is trialing a COVID-19 vaccine booster designed to increase protection against a South African strain of the coronavirus.
January 25, 2021

Moderna is trialing a COVID-19 vaccine booster designed to increase protection against a South African strain of the coronavirus.

Biology
Deep Brain Stimulation Can Treat OCD Without Drugs
Deep Brain Stimulation Can Treat OCD Without Drugs
Biology
Deep Brain Stimulation Can Treat OCD Without Drugs
Stimulating the brain with electricity could be a treatment for OCD. Researchers test electrical stimulation to reduce compulsive behavior.
January 24, 2021

Stimulating the brain with electricity could be a treatment for OCD. Researchers test electrical stimulation to reduce compulsive behavior.

Healthcare
Total Artificial Heart Approved for Sale in Europe
artificial heart
Healthcare
Total Artificial Heart Approved for Sale in Europe
The European Commission has approved the sale of Carmat’s total artificial heart, which is designed for patients with end-stage heart failure.
January 24, 2021

The European Commission has approved the sale of Carmat’s total artificial heart, which is designed for patients with end-stage heart failure.

Animals
Can Science Save the Northern White Rhino?
northern white rhino
Animals
Can Science Save the Northern White Rhino?
The northern white rhino species is down to just two members, both female. Can science bring it back from the brink of extinction?
January 24, 2021

The northern white rhino species is down to just two members, both female. Can science bring it back from the brink of extinction?

AI
An AI Has Discovered New Craters on Mars
craters on Mars
AI
An AI Has Discovered New Craters on Mars
An AI trained to spot signs of fresh craters on Mars in photos of the Martian surface has already discovered dozens of new impacts.
January 24, 2021

An AI trained to spot signs of fresh craters on Mars in photos of the Martian surface has already discovered dozens of new impacts.

Living Materials
Scientists Hack Kombucha For New Materials
kombucha SCOBY
Living Materials
Scientists Hack Kombucha For New Materials
Scientists are using a modified kombucha SCOBY to create materials that sense pollutants, purify water, or make damage-sensing packaging materials.
January 23, 2021

Scientists are using a modified kombucha SCOBY to create materials that sense pollutants, purify water, or make damage-sensing packaging materials.

AR
Doctors Use AR Surgery to Implant 3D-Printed Eye Socket
AR surgery
AR
Doctors Use AR Surgery to Implant 3D-Printed Eye Socket
Doctors in Israel used a combination of AR surgery and 3D printing to repair a patient’s damaged eye socket quickly and efficiently.
January 23, 2021

Doctors in Israel used a combination of AR surgery and 3D printing to repair a patient’s damaged eye socket quickly and efficiently.

The Future Explored
We're Floating in 6,000 Tons of Junk
space junk
The Future Explored
We're Floating in 6,000 Tons of Junk
There's a lot of trash in outer space. We need to clean it up before it becomes unusable.
January 23, 2021

There's a lot of trash in outer space. We need to clean it up before it becomes unusable.

AI
AI Makes Nearly 100% Accurate Cancer Diagnosis from Urine
cancer diagnosis from urine
AI
AI Makes Nearly 100% Accurate Cancer Diagnosis from Urine
A new AI-based technique can make a nearly 100% accurate prostate cancer diagnosis from a urine sample, potentially saving patients from unneeded biopsies.
January 23, 2021

A new AI-based technique can make a nearly 100% accurate prostate cancer diagnosis from a urine sample, potentially saving patients from unneeded biopsies.

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