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Weekly roundup — Wait, did that really happen?

Yes, for exactly the right reasons, researchers in the US safely created a relatively lethal form of the coronavirus inside a lab. And also, yes — scientists did answer the question of whether a goat or a sheep would win in a fight. (NOTE: No animals were harmed for that study.)

Checking up on your brain & heart

An experimental Alzheimer's drug really may be 'historic,' and some stunning data on what COVID does to people's brains. Also, is coffee good (or bad) for your heart?

Weekly roundup — Breathe it all in

There's a chance (based on early data) that we'll be able to avoid COVID-19 infections altogether if 'mucosal vaccines' live up to their promise. Until then, though, get a good night's sleep (even if it's short).

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