This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) takes place this week in Glasgow, Scotland. Read the scientists’ guide to the conference here.
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And, in a victory for drug repurposing, a new study reports that the common antidepressant fluvoxamine is effective at preventing mild COVID-19 cases from becoming severe.

Reflected in a mirror, a COVID-19 survivor receives outpatient physical therapy

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Finally, a pilot study from the University of Minnesota Medical School has found that stimulating a specific brain region with small amounts of electrical energy can improve cognitive control abilities, showing promise for patients with depression and mental illness.

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