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FDA clears boosters for Moderna and J&J COVID-19 vaccines
Science & Technology

FDA clears boosters for Moderna and J&J COVID-19 vaccines

The Food and Drug Administration authorized booster doses for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, following its authorization…
Biotech boom: How life sciences emerged from ‘the doldrums’ in Seattle and Washington state
Health

Biotech boom: How life sciences emerged from ‘the doldrums’ in Seattle and Washington state

Leslie Alexandre has seen a lot from her perch surveying Washington state’s life sciences landscape. She is set to retire…
Will AI create a new god for us? Sounds like the plot of a Dan Brown thriller
Entertainment

Will AI create a new god for us? Sounds like the plot of a Dan Brown thriller

Imagine an age when artificial intelligence takes the sum of human experience and turns it into a “global consciousness” that…
Preventing the next pandemic: WSU will lead $125M global project to find, analyze animal viruses
Health

Preventing the next pandemic: WSU will lead $125M global project to find, analyze animal viruses

Washington State University this week launched a new $125 million program to collect and analyze animal viruses with the aim…
The 2022 Geneva Motor Show is nixed thanks to COVID and the chip shortage
Tech News

The 2022 Geneva Motor Show is nixed thanks to COVID and the chip shortage

The 2022 Geneva International Motor Show, slated to happen in February, has been canceled as the COVID pandemic persists and…
Icosavax co-founder and UW researcher Neil King talks vaccine development in the ‘digital era’
Health

Icosavax co-founder and UW researcher Neil King talks vaccine development in the ‘digital era’

We are now in the “digital era” of vaccine development, University of Washington researcher Neil King said at the GeekWire…
How to scan your Windows PC for malware
Tech News

How to scan your Windows PC for malware

If you think your PC is infected with some kind of malware or you just want to do a scan…
Misinformation and vaccines: How public health messaging and experts can help curb distrust
Health

Misinformation and vaccines: How public health messaging and experts can help curb distrust

When Howard Frumkin first started inviting speakers for a meeting held last week on the effects of the pandemic, he…
Fred Hutch’s Trevor Bedford receives ‘genius grant’ for work on COVID and other viruses
Health

Fred Hutch’s Trevor Bedford receives ‘genius grant’ for work on COVID and other viruses

In the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, as we desperately flailed for reliable information to comprehend what had previously…
How disparities for women and minorities widened during the pandemic
Health

How disparities for women and minorities widened during the pandemic

The pandemic has hastened already-existing economic trends, such as the increase in remote work. But at the same time, it…
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