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Neil Vora: ‘The Last of Us’ is right. Our warming planet is a petri dish

Scientists like me worry that climate change and ecosystem destruction may be creating opportunities for fungal pathogens to grow more infectious, spread over larger distances and reach more people.

Vacancies in top health and science jobs may threaten Biden's agenda

Vacancies in top health and science jobs may threaten Biden's agenda

President Biden came into office vowing to respect science, but openings in crucial jobs could hamper progress on medical and technological research.
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Hurricanes get names. What about heat waves?

Short, distinctive names are assigned to storms to raise awareness about their dangers. Some experts argue for doing the same for heat waves, which can be even deadlier.
How climate change may affect your health
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How climate change may affect your health

No matter where you live or how high your socioeconomic status, climate change can endanger your health, both physical and mental, now and in the future.
Vaccines are coming, but pandemic experts expect a 'horrible' winter
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Vaccines are coming, but pandemic experts expect a 'horrible' winter

With vaccines and a new administration, the pandemic will be tamed. But experts say the coming months “are going to be just horrible.”
Drug-resistant superbug thriving in hospitals already hit hard by COVID-19

Drug-resistant superbug thriving in hospitals already hit hard by COVID-19

Doctors worry that a dangerous yeast, which can colonize a person’s skin without generating symptoms, is rising due to medical centers being overrun.
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