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Plan to Ditch the Mask After Vaccination? Not So Fast.

With 50 million Americans immunized against the coronavirus, and millions more joining the ranks every day, the urgent question on many minds is: When can I throw away my mask?It’s a deeper question than it seems — about a...

Microsystems Annual Research Conference goes virtual, preserves human touch

For 17 years, the Microsystems Annual Research Conference (MARC) has brought together an audience of over 200...

Virtual bootcamps recruit from a wider world

Any past participant of MIT Bootcamps can tell you that the program lives up to the intensity...

Scientist at work: Tracking the epic journeys of migratory birds in northwest Mexico

One morning in January, I found myself 30 feet (9 meters) up a tall metal pole, carrying 66 pounds (35 kilograms) of aluminum antennas and thick weatherproofed cabling. From this vantage point, I could clearly...

“A dose of her own medicine”: Dolly Parton receives COVID vaccine she helped fund

Less than a year ago, Dolly Parton donated $1 million to help her friend, Dr. Naji Abumrad, develop the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Vanderbuilt University. On Tuesday, the country music legend told the world she "got a shot of...

7 Ways to Work Out With Limited Equipment

Photo: antoniodiaz (Shutterstock)Home workouts are still a great, safe option in this ongoing pandemic, but not everybody has been able to put together a full featured home gym. Even if you only have a few dumbbells or a set...

Chemists boost boron’s utility

Boron, a metalloid element that sits next to carbon in the periodic table, has many traits that...

Why Virus Variants Have Such Weird Names

20H/501Y.V2.VOC 202012/02.B.1.351.Those were the charming names scientists proposed for a new variant of the coronavirus that was identified in South Africa. The convoluted strings of letters, numbers and dots are deeply meaningful for the scientists who devised them, but...
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