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Secrets of the Y Chromosome

Natalie Angier New York Times
It’s not just what makes males into males. The sex chromosome also influences health in hidden ways, some experts believe, and may even explain why men have shorter life spans.

Gardens of Dust

Alexander Parry Lady Science
Just as household bacteriologists used kitchen experiments to instruct ordinary Americans about germs, so too can we reproduce these experiments to let students discover the complexities of turn-of-the-century germ theory for themselves.

Covid-19: The Path to Treatment and Prevention

Ignacio López-Goñi The Conversation
An international consortium is racing to test three possible antiviral treatments for Covid-19 and 10 different vaccines. No one of these experiments is guaranteed to succeed, but the chances of finding one that will are high.

Friday Nite Videos | February 14, 2020

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Killer Mike Introduces Bernie Sanders. Drive-By Truckers - "Thoughts and Prayers". Bloomberg Battles His Stop-and-Frisk Past. AOC on Multiracial Democracy in 1 Minute. How Scientists Are Fighting the Coronavirus: A Three Minute Guide.
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