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Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe first encountered Ebola in 1976, before it had been identified. Since then, from his post at the Congo National Institute for Biomedical Research, he has led the global search for a cure. Samantha Reinders/Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption足球即时比分

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People sit in their cars and wait in line at a COVID19 testing center on July 7 in Austin, Texas. Some testing sites have hours long waits and some people arrive as early as sunrise. Patients have their temperature and pulse checked before being swabbed. Along with Florida and Arizona, coronavirus cases in Texas have spiked recently. Sergio Flores/Getty Images hide caption

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3 Million Cases And Counting, U.S. Faces Same Problems From Beginning Of Pandemic

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Faced with a rat trapped in a restrainer, a free rat opens the trap's door to liberate the trapped animal (while stepping on its head — "very rat-ish behavior," says University of Chicago neurobiologist Peggy Mason). David Christopher/University of Chicago hide caption

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To Come To The Rescue Or Not? Rats, Like People, Take Cues From Bystanders

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This light micrograph from the brain of someone who died with Alzheimer's disease shows the plaques and neurofibrillary tangles that are typical of the disease. A glitch that prevents healthy cell structures from transitioning from one phase to the next might contribute to the tangles, researchers say. Jose Luis Calvo/ Science Source hide caption

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Dajae Williams is a quality engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. "I create music that fuses hip-hop and math as a tool to encourage underprivileged youth to explore STEM." NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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This NASA Engineer Is Bringing Math And Science To Hip-Hop

Encore episode. NASA engineer Dajae Williams is using hip hop to make math and science more accessible to young people of color. We talk with Dajae about her path to NASA, and how music helped her fall in love with math and science when she was a teenager.

This NASA Engineer Is Bringing Math And Science To Hip-Hop

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Police in the southern New South Wales border city of Albury check cars crossing the state border from Victoria on July 7 as authorities close the border due to an outbreak of COVID-19 in Victoria. Australia ordered millions of people locked down to combat a surge in coronavirus cases, as nations across the world scrambled to stop the rampaging pandemic. William West/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ideas For Reopening Schools; Evidence Of Airborne Spread

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A researcher at Peking University's Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Genomics conducts tests on May 14. Scientists are confronting their biases and learning to engage with science from places they're unfamiliar with. Wang Zhao/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Pandemic Is Pushing Scientists To Rethink How They Read Research Papers

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In 2009, Australia's deadliest bushfires on record destroyed Kinglake, a town just over an hour's drive northeast of Melbourne. The disaster had long-term effects on families. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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At seventeen years old, Fred Clay was sentenced to prison for a crime he did not commit. Various flawed ideas in psychology were used to determine his guilt. Ken Richardson/Ken Richardson hide caption足球即时比分

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A healthcare worker looks out from a window in the door to the COVID-19 Unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, July 2. Despite its renowned medical center with the largest agglomeration of hospitals and research laboratories in the world, Houston is on the verge of being overwhelmed by cases of coronavirus exploding in Texas. Mark Felix/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Lawsuit Forces Release of Government Data On Racial Inequity Of Coronavirus

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A flooded street in Orange, Texas in 2017. Climate-driven extreme rain and sea level rise, coupled with development in flood-prone areas, have led to more competition for limited federal flood mitigation dollars. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption足球即时比分

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Dental offices have begun seeing patients return for routine procedures. Seattle dentist Kathleen Saturay has increased the layers of protective equipment she wears when treating patients. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption足球即时比分

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Georgia Tech, pictured in 2016, will be holding some in-person classes in the fall. Faculty are upset that face coverings will not be mandatory. David Goldman/AP hide caption足球即时比分

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Peet Sapsin directs clients inside custom built "Gainz Pods", during his HIIT class, (high intensity interval training), at Sapsins Inspire South Bay Fitness, Redondo Beach, California, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Recent protests in Philadelphia and across the country have drawn young people. But for most of the pandemic, youth have been quarantined and away from their social circles, which could make depression and other mental illness worse. Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Some Young People Fear Social Isolation More Than COVID-19

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A face mask covers the mouth and nose of one of the iconic lion statues in front of the New York Public Library Main Branch on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in New York, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Ted Shaffrey/AP hide caption

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Widespread Use Of Face Masks Could Save Tens Of Thousands Of Lives, Models Project

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A view of fireworks over Times Square on July 1 in New York City. This is the third of six July Fourth firework displays in locations around the city that are kept secret in an attempt to minimize crowds gathering in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images hide caption足球即时比分

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Fauci Admits Government Fault On Masks; Celebrating July 4 Safely

Employers added 4.8 million jobs last month but the U.S. is still down 15 million jobs since February. And those new figures are from a survey before the recent surge in COVID-19 cases.

Fauci Admits Government Fault On Masks; Celebrating July 4 Safely

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