This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, Covid-19 vaccination begins after the FDA granted emergency-use authorization for both the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and the Moderna vaccine. Stay informed on new Covid-19 research updates here.

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And with the current pandemic at hand, the integration of virtual platforms into the healthcare industry has led to the rise of a decentralized clinical trial model that allows patients to be assessed remotely.

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Finally, a newly developed drug has been reported to stop the growth of cancer cells by targeting their mitochondria – the “powerhouses of the cell”. Learn more about it in this article.