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One new study found that radiation exposure didn't genetically harm future generations, while another offers insights into how radiation causes thyroid cancer. On this day in 1986, workers ran a safety test...

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The “hygiene hypothesis” says early contact with microbes trains our immune systems. But what happens after a year of distancing? Buried within the bleak news about the Covid-19 pandemic have been some...

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Catch up on the most important updates from this week. The efficacy of vaccines in the real world, updated travel guidelines for the inoculated, and yet another rise in cases worldwide. Here’s...

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