By 2050, 70% of the world’s population is expected to live in towns and cities.
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Preston Estep was alone in a borrowed laboratory, somewhere in Boston. No big company, no board meetings, no billion-dollar payout from Operation Warp Speed, the US government’s covid-19 vaccine funding program. No animal data. No ethics approval. What he did have: ingredients for a vaccine. And one willing volunteer. Estep swirled together the mixture and…
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The red maple is the only known natural source of compounds, called ginnalins
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The pandemic has forced universities to bring their courses online – but this is just the first step on the road to a long-overdue educational revolution
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A business model that seemed marginal before the coronavirus pandemic now looks like the future of restaurants.
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Despite long-held questions over the efficacy of Chinese traditional medicine, Chinese experts maintain that an herbal formulation based on a nearly 2,000-year-old text is showing promise in treating COVID-19.
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Cloth face coverings are gonna be around for a while, so here are the WIRED team’s favorites for running, walking, and going to work.
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The businesses that will survive after the pandemic are the ones who give us back our time.
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Creating a quaranteam can help mitigate risk while still providing social interactions.
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