Pop-Up Coronavirus Labs and a 5-Minute Test Take Aim at the Testing Void

Academia and private industry have moved to fill the testing void, with two particularly encouraging developments announced this week.

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Will the coronavirus have a lasting impact on carbon emissions? – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The coronavirus outbreak could permanently alter people’s work habits and global supply chains, as companies get more comfortable with remote work, videoconferencing, and 3D printing. Could this reduce oil demand over time?

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Robots to the Rescue: How They Can Help During Coronavirus (and Future Pandemics)

The key areas where robots could help are clinical care, logistics, and reconnaissance, as well as keeping the economy going by standing in for humans.

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Responding To A Pandemic: Lessons From South Korea – Analysis

By Dr Sandip Kumar Mishra* The COVID-19 pandemic has engulfed large parts of the world, and while unprecedented attempts have been made by several countries to mitigate the threat it poses to their…

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Existing Drugs May Work Against Covid-19. AI Is Screening Thousands to Find Out

AI, without doubt, has the potential to blast open a world of potential repurposed drug candidates for Covid-19, ranked by predicted efficacy.

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Ralph Nader: Out Of The Coronavirus Crisis Can Come Efficient Historic Changes For Justice – OpEd

Many of us have heard that the Chinese character for “crisis” is also the character for “opportunity.” During the coronavirus crisis, we have a duty to apply political solutions and emerge much sup…

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Do We Have to Give Up Some Personal Freedoms to Beat Coronavirus?

We can learn from various governments’ responses to the coronavirus pandemic—but need to keep a close eye on our freedoms as the crisis continues to unfold.

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