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Our Best Bets against COVID

Our Best Bets against COVID Andrea Gawrylewski Early studies show that to fight new variants like Omicron boosters are necessary — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Go to Source Author: Andrea Gawrylewski {authorlink} https://static.scientificamerican.com/sciam/assets/Image/newsletter/salogo.png Scientific American Content: Global http://rss.sciam.com/ScientificAmerican-Global Science news and technology updates from Scientific American

What’s Holding Up New Omicron Vaccines?

What’s Holding Up New Omicron Vaccines?

What’s Holding Up New Omicron Vaccines? Charles Schmidt All the vaccines we use to ward off SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID, share one crucial feature: they were designed to protect against its ancestral form, which surfaced in Wuhan, China, more than two years ago. Today’s virus, however, is not the same as it once…

Sometimes Science Is Wrong

Sometimes Science Is Wrong

Sometimes Science Is Wrong Michael D. Lemonick In 1996 scientists announced the astonishing news that they’d discovered what they believed might be signs of ancient life inside a meteorite from Mars. In 2014 astrophysicists declared that they’d found direct evidence at last for the “inflationary universe” theory, first proposed in the 1980s. What these assertions had in…