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Even in the Worst COVID-19 Cases, the Body Launches Immune Cells to Fight Back

A new study from researchers at La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) and Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) shows that even the sickest COVID-19 patients produce T cells that help fight the virus. 

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Microbiome Confers Resistance to Cholera

Many parts of the world are in the midst of a deadly pandemic of cholera, an extreme form of watery diarrhea. 

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Using Cellular Networks to Detect At-Risk Areas for Spread of COVID-19

In the fight against COVID-19, researchers at Colorado State University have developed a new, non-invasive strategy to identify areas at greatest risk for spreading the disease.

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UW Researchers Look for Answers as to Why Western Bumblebees Are Declining

A University of Wyoming researcher and her Ph.D. student have spent the last three years studying the decline of the Western bumblebee.

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Raw Milk May Do More Harm Than Good

Raw or unpasteurized cows’ milk from U.S. retail stores can hold a huge amount of antimicrobial-resistant genes if left at room temperature, according to a new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis. 

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It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood... or Is It?

How do you feel about your neighborhood now that you’ve been confined during a pandemic? 

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Channeling a Bloom

Unusually clear skies and persistent, unseasonable heat may have set the stage for a large and persistent blooms of phytoplankton in the waters around England.

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3 Ways Satellites Connect Scientists With Ocean Life

When most of us think about environmental satellites, we think about the vital weather and climate data these high-orbiting spacecraft gather — but that’s not all they do.

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Can Volcanic Eruptions Cause El Niño? Maybe, Maybe Not

It may seem like I randomly spun a Climate/Earth Phenomena wheel, landed on volcanoes, landed on ENSO, and then decided to do a piece connecting the two. But it makes more sense than it may seem.

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Computing Collaboration Reveals Global Ripple Effect of Shifting Monsoons

Members of the international team simulated changes to the start times of monsoon seasons across the globe, with warm colors representing onset delays.

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