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- Rivers might not be as resilient to drought as once thoughtby Carolyn Gramling on May 13, 2021 at 6:18 pm
Seven years after Australia’s Millennium drought, water flow in many rivers isn’t returning to predrought levels.
- A study of Earth’s crust hints that supernovas aren’t gold minesby Emily Conover on May 13, 2021 at 6:00 pm
Supernovas aren’t the main source of gold, silver and other heavy elements, a study of deep-sea crust suggests.
- Brain implants turn imagined handwriting into text on a screenby Anushree Dave on May 12, 2021 at 3:00 pm
A person who was paralyzed from the neck down was able to communicate, thanks to brain-to-text technology.
- Small bribes may help people build healthy handwashing habitsby Sujata Gupta on May 12, 2021 at 11:00 am
Getting people to wash their hands is notoriously difficult. Doling out nice soap dispensers and rewards helps people develop the habit.
- As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we answer 7 lingering vaccine questionsby Erin Garcia de Jesús on May 11, 2021 at 4:46 pm
As U.S. vaccination efforts shift to get shots to the hard-to-reach, we take a look at some big questions about vaccines that still remain.
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- CDC Says Vaccinated People Do Not Need to Wear Masks in Most Settingsby Tanya Lewis on May 13, 2021 at 10:00 pm
The agency’s latest guidelines provide an incentive for people to get vaccinated, but some may see them as premature -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
- A New Book Manages to Get Climate Science Badly Wrongby Gary Yohe on May 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm
In Unsettled, Steven Koonin deploys that highly misleading label to falsely suggest that we don’t understand the risks well enough to take action -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
- Republican Infrastructure Counterproposal Mostly Eliminates Climate Spendingby Adam Aton, E&E News on May 13, 2021 at 3:15 pm
Climate has emerged as a key sticking point in talks between President Biden and Republican leaders -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
- Will COVID Force Public Health to Confront America's Epic Inequality?by Amy Maxmen, Nature magazine on May 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm
In California’s San Joaquin Valley, some researchers are turning political to address the social determinants of health -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
- Adolescents Can Finally Get Vaccinated against COVIDby Tara Haelle on May 13, 2021 at 1:45 pm
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine approval is younger teens’ shot at freedom -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com