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Berly McCoy is PBS NewsHour’s 2019 AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellow. She finished her PhD in biochemistry in 2018. She freelances from her rural home in northwest Montana.
Hotter oceans are killing corals, not just bleaching them. Then their reef corpses dissolve.
Chemists have adapted emerging technology -- called nanocoils -- to dissolve microplastics and turn the pollution into food for algae.
Manufacturers phased out flame retardants called PBDEs because of health concerns in pets and humans. New research suggests their replacements may be just as bad.
A new genetic discovery could help researchers trap more climate-altering carbon underground.
Antiretroviral therapy is the standard HIV treatment, but patients are never rid of the virus. A new study raises the possibility of HIV elimination through gene-editing with CRISPR.
Everyone wants to save the bees, but we may be saving them to death.
Synthetic blood vessels in a new robotic fish could improve the technology needed to make lifelike robots run longer.
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