Here is What We Know About the Rollout of the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine.

When Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine won emergency use authorization on Saturday from the Food and Drug Administration, the move augmented the nation’s vaccination effort with a third major tool — one that differs markedly from the first two authorized vaccines, made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. Most notably, it is administered in a single dose instead…

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New study proposes a low cost, high efficiency mask design

A new paper in Oxford Open Materials Science, published by Oxford University Press, presents low cost modifications to existing N95 masks that prolongs their effectiveness and improves their reusability post disinfectants. The COVID-19 crisis has increased demand for respiratory masks, with various models of DIY masks becoming popular alongside the commercially available N95. The utility…

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This Cheese Is Made for Aging

Meadow Creek, a dairy in Galax, Va., called its very first cheese Appalachian, a nod to home in the hilly southwest corner of the state. Normally aged for three months, the raw cow’s milk cheese now comes in this extra-aged version, after eight months in the cellar, yielding a toasty, haystack aroma, a semisoft texture…

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