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Can CRISPR tame avian flu and prevent the next pandemic? – Alliance for Science (allianceforscience.cornell.edu)

Now that the COVID-19 vaccine rollout is picking up steam, it’s tempting to hope that the world can soon move past the horrific human and economic tolls of the coronavirus pandemic and return to “normal.” Unfortunately, as scientists and even comedians have warned, our “normal” way of life makes us at risk of additional pandemics. …

A plastic fabric could keep people cool — and help to fight global warming (www.nature.com)

Ultrasound has potential to damage coronaviruses, study finds (news.mit.edu)