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Plotting the end of Lyme disease

As people weary of being cooped up during a pandemic winter look forward to a summer outside, residents across the northeastern United States are once again confronted with a familiar virulent pathogen lurking in the woods and fields. Unlike coronavirus, however, this dangerous microorganism doesn’t float through the air—it enters the body through the bite […]

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Prospect of COVID-19 vaccine for kids excites some US parents

CDC has recently changed guidance based on ‘political pressure’: Gov. Noem South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem defends motorcycle event. Sturgis Rally Grand Marshal Jody Perewitz with reaction. After more than a year of fretting over her 13-year son with a rare liver disease, Heather Ousley broke into tears when she learned that he and millions […]

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Neural mechanism of autonomous learning uncovered

Thanks to so-called ‘deep learning,” a subset of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms inspired by the brain, machines can match human performance in perception and language recognition and even outperform humans in certain tasks. But do these synthetic biologically inspired systems learn in the same way that we do? According to a new article by first […]

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Covid jabs at the ends of the earth

Nearly one billion COVID jabs have now been administered worldwide but reaching people in all four corners of the planet is an unprecedented logistical challenge. While Japan is best known for its teeming megacities, much of its countryside remains remote and depopulated, making vaccination of its often elderly residents a huge headache. The village of […]