This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, LabCorp launches a test to score the immune system response to COVID-19 vaccines, allowing researchers to gauge effectiveness through trials.

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An international team of researchers has assessed that the early parts of the pandemic greatly reduced CO2 emissions at a rate not seen since World War 2.

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The 2020 #NobelPrize in Chemistry has been awarded to two women for the first time. Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna won the award “for the development of a method for genome editing”, better known as CRISPR.

Jennifer A. Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier pose together for a portrait

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