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How I talk to my science-skeptic parents about COVID-19

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Science | AAAS - For this biomedical Ph.D. student, give-and-take conversations are key to communicating with her...

  • "...I try to help them find the balance between honoring their beliefs and recognizing scientific truths." For this biomedical #PhD student, give-and-take conversations are key to communicating with her family. https://t.co/qvKbM8DbiS #SciMagWorkingLife

School risk calculations scrambled by fast-spreading virus strains

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Science | AAAS - The Netherlands saw rapid spread through a school and into the...

Saliva could hold clues to how sick you will get from COVID-19

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Science | AAAS - Compared with nasal swabs, saliva tests may better reflect infection deep in the...

The legendary dire wolf may not have been a wolf at all

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Science | AAAS - North America’s “top dog” traveled a lonely evolutionary...

  • Dire wolves—the beasts depicted in "Game of Thrones"—don't belong in the same genus as wolves, coyotes, and dogs, a new DNA study reveals. In fact, they may not have even been wolves. https://t.co/0ErzVdP9lt

Here’s the visual proof of why vaccines do more good than harm

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Science | AAAS - See year by year how vaccines beat back nine dangerous infectious...

The legendary dire wolf may not have been a wolf at all

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Science | AAAS - North America’s “top dog” traveled a lonely evolutionary...

  • The first analysis of dire wolf DNA finds that these ancient predators—a favorite of Game of Thrones fans—are so different from other wolves, coyotes, and dogs as to require an entirely new scientific classification. https://t.co/pBOgPjhZMr

Saliva could hold clues to how sick you will get from COVID-19

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Science | AAAS - Compared with nasal swabs, saliva tests may better reflect infection deep in the...

  • To the known risk factors for developing severe #COVID19—age, male sex, or any of a series of underlying conditions—a new study adds one more: high levels of the virus in your saliva. https://t.co/EsQlhG6kIr

A single genetic switch can lead to rapid evolution in sea anemones

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Science | AAAS - Powerful evolutionary mechanism may have helped them colonize the...

School risk calculations scrambled by fast-spreading virus strains

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Science | AAAS - The Netherlands saw rapid spread through a school and into the...

How ‘undertaker’ bees recognize dead comrades

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Science | AAAS - It’s not that fallen bees smell dead—they just don’t smell alive...