A team of researchers predicted in April that COVID-19 would hospitalize construction workers. New findings show they were right.
Oct. 30, 2020 • ~6 min
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The New Shepard rocket carried technology designed to return humans to the Moon in four years.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~4 min
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People in Lake Jackson, Texas, are urged to take precautionary measures amid contamination concerns.
Sept. 27, 2020 • ~2 min
The pandemic recession has reduced US energy demand, roiling budgets in states that are major fossil fuel producers. But politics and culture can impede efforts to look beyond oil, gas and coal.
Sept. 23, 2020 • ~10 min
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Hurricane Harvey destroyed the fishing infrastructure of Aransas Bay and reduced fishing by 80% over the following year. This removed humans from the trophic cascade and whole food webs changed.
Sept. 15, 2020 • ~6 min
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Making coronavirus testing easy, accurate and fast is critical to ending the pandemic – the US response is falling far short
Ideally everyone could get tested frequently for the coronavirus. No state is close to achieving this, but some are doing better than others. What are the challenges in meeting demand for testing?
July 24, 2020 • ~9 min
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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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