The world's biggest Covid-19 vaccine study got underway Monday with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping to test shots created by the U.S. government — one of several candidates in the final stretch of the global vaccine race.
Future CrunchThe world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccine study is now underway. 30,000 volunteers are receiving either the real shot, or a dummy version, and scientists will track each group as they go about their daily routines.
The global response to the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented reductions in economic activity. We find that, after accounting for meteorological variations, lockdown events have reduced the population-weighted concentration of nitrogen...
The pandemic has caused the most devastating downturn in the industry’s 150-year history, one from which it may never recover.
Future Crunch2020 is the worst year ever for fossil fuels.
The pandemic has set off the most devastating downturn in the industry’s 150-year history, one from which, ultimately, it may never recover.
Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital have a created a new type of face mask that could be a game-changer for healthcare workers. The new design is reusable, and can easily be sterilized. Plus, in tests, it performed as well as the...