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The coronavirus pandemic by the numbers

Algorithms used in medicine are trained on data from only a few states

Facebook says it ‘mistakenly’ suspended hundreds of activists’ accounts

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 3 and Active 2 can now take EKG readings in the US

The ISS just avoided a ‘piece of unknown space debris’

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To fight the pandemic, a Brooklyn restaurant turned to tacos

Tesla to make EV battery cathodes without cobalt


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A ‘zombie tropical storm’ just came back to life in the Atlantic

CDC removes guidance about airborne spread of the coronavirus

Microsoft’s latest environmental pledge tackles water scarcity

What to expect at Tesla’s Battery Day event

CDC says asymptomatic people should get tested for COVID-19 after all

Tropical Storm Wilfred broke a record as soon as it formed

Lego finally realizes it doesn’t need to use plastic to package its tiny plastic bricks

Woman dies during a ransomware attack on a German hospital

Production company aims to film space reality TV show, with the winner flying to orbit

Amazon’s first round of climate pledge funding will tackle battery waste and EVs

Amazon will fund five startups developing tech that could help it slash its greenhouse gas emissions

What the future of Venus exploration could look like following major discovery


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Please do not use a live snake as your face mask

Cheaper air quality sensors arrived just in time for the climate catastrophe

Many states aren’t reporting rapid COVID-19 test results

Apple Watch’s blood oxygen monitor is for ‘wellness,’ not medicine

The first commercial airlock is heading to the International Space Station later this year

Around 2 percent of Red Cross blood donors have COVID-19 antibodies