The recent spike in new coronavirus cases in the US is not due to a second wave, but simply the virus moving into new populations or surging in places that opened up too soon.
June 30, 2020 • ~8 min
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Genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in Florida and Texas beginning this summer – silver bullet or jumping the gun?
Release of GM mosquitoes in Florida is imminent. But a multidisciplinary team of scientists believe that more studies are needed first. They encourage a publicly accessible registry for GM organisms.
June 3, 2020 • ~9 min
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BBC News profiles the space travellers who will launch in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule on Wednesday.
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Big Cypress national park finds a 17ft snake weighing 140lb and carrying 73 developing eggs.
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has put forward plans to build and launch rockets from Florida's "Space Coast".
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