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Change Agent: Steven Herrnstadt
Mosquitoes push northern limits with time-capsule eggs to survive winters
Why initial UTIs increase susceptibility to further infection
New tools to minimize risks in shared, augmented-reality environments
‘Hidden’ data exacerbates rural public health inequities
How ergonomic is your warehouse job? Soon, an app might be able to tell you
South Australia secures national tech innovation challenge
Tektites don’t come from moon, but might help scientists understand how it formed
Caught on camera
Genes linked to Alzheimer’s risk, resilience ID’d
Sticky proteins help plants know when – and where – to grow
WashU Expert: Proposed changes will stamp out ‘countless species’
Unis welcome new Global Talent Program
James Webb Space Telescope could begin learning about TRAPPIST-1 atmospheres
Which city is most polluted? No one knows
Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack a day of cigarettes
Ebola may now be curable with two new drugs
First cells on ancient Earth may have emerged because building blocks of proteins stabilized
First evidence of human-caused climate change melting West Antarctic Ice Sheet
One linked particle’s hot, other keeps its cool
Artificial intelligence could yield more accurate breast cancer diagnoses
Rethinking seizures associated with cardiac disease
Study shows gun shops can aid in preventing suicides
More than 100 years of Arctic sea ice volume reconstructed with help from historic ships’ logbooks
University researchers aim to lower cost to make lab-grown meat
Helping girls discover power of engineering
How Pacific Ocean influences long-term drought in Southwestern U.S
Barry Costa-Pierce provides insight on aquaculture for federal officials considering new regulations
Australia and United States: An Alliance for Future
Sometimes you feel like a nut
Blood test is highly accurate at identifying Alzheimer’s before symptoms arise
Finnish people’s unique genetic makeup offers clues to disease
Goal-oriented rehab improves recovery in older adults
First pictures of enzyme that drives new class of antibiotics
Stressed at school? Art therapy reduces teenage girls’ headaches
Synthetic biology enables protein origami
Using Virtual Reality to Create New Tech for First Responders
A good first step toward nontoxic solar cells
How to consider nature’s impact on mental health in city plans
What motivates people to join – and stick with – citizen science projects?
Putting brakes on lateral root development
Lots of lead in water? Maybe manganese is to blame
Offspring of Pregnant Women Exposed to High Level of Pollutants May Have Lower IQs
Australia’s support for religious freedom dialogue
Old rocks, new science: Why Apollo 11 samples are still as relevant as ever
More cancer patients get help to quit smoking
First-ever visualisations of electrical gating effects on electronic structure could lead
Icertis Cements Undisputed CLM Market Leadership with $115 Million Round