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Can plasma from COVID-19 survivors help save others?

A recovered COVID-19 patient donates plasma at a clinic in Bangkok. ADISORN CHABSUNGNOEN/SOPA IMAGES/LIGHTROCKET/GETTY IMAGES By Kai KupferschmidtMay. 27, 2020 , 5:25 PM Science’s COVID-19…

Japan ends its state of emergency

Concerns that crowded commuter trains in Japan would help spread COVID-19 have, so far, not been realized. EDGARD GARRIDO/REUTERS/Newscom By Dennis NormileMay. 26, 2020 ,…

World’s loudest bands create seismic waves

Fiber-optic cables buried beneath Pasadena, California, revealed that Southern University and A&M College fielded the loudest marching band at the 2020 Rose Parade. Nick Tre.…

Can nuclear fallout make it rain?

The “Small Boy” nuclear test conducted in Nevada in 1962 Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images By Sid PerkinsMay. 13, 2020 , 5:05 PM Radioactive fallout is rarely…

Lab-evolved algae could protect coral reefs

Underwater heat waves have triggered a rise in lethal coral bleaching. Alexis Rosenfeld/Getty Images By Warren CornwallMay. 13, 2020 , 2:00 PM For the third…

World’s biggest volcano is barely visible

NOAA By Sid PerkinsMay. 12, 2020 , 11:15 AM Two small, guano-covered islands that peek above the waves in the central North Pacific Ocean are…

NIH launches competition to speed COVID-19 diagnostics

Today’s testing for the novel coronavirus requires nasal swabs, but a $1.5 billion National Institutes of Health initiative could develop easier-to-use tests. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson By…