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The Cancer Microbiome Atlas gives clearer picture of microbiota living in organs

The Cancer Microbiome Atlas gives clearer picture of microbiota living in organs

Slower drill rotation during dental procedures can reduce COVID-19 spread

Slower drill rotation during dental procedures can reduce COVID-19 spread

Methylene blue and light inactivates SARS-CoV-2 on N95 respirators and masks, study finds

Methylene blue and light inactivates SARS-CoV-2 on N95 respirators and masks, study finds

Environmental monitoring shows SARS-CoV-2 contamination of surfaces in food plants

Environmental monitoring shows SARS-CoV-2 contamination of surfaces in food plants

Peracetic acid fumigation as powerful and cost-effective disinfectant of SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces

Peracetic acid fumigation as powerful and cost-effective disinfectant of SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces

Virusend TX-10 detergent rapidly reduces SARS-CoV-2 infectivity

Virusend TX-10 detergent rapidly reduces SARS-CoV-2 infectivity

FDA issues guidance on use of dry heat to support reuse of certain respirators

FDA issues guidance on use of dry heat to support reuse of certain respirators

Researchers explore new ways to rid the environment of co-occurring toxic chemicals

Researchers explore new ways to rid the environment of co-occurring toxic chemicals

Measures to prevent SARS-CoV-2 transmission through wastewater in poor regions

Measures to prevent SARS-CoV-2 transmission through wastewater in poor regions

New technique uses ultrasound to provide non-invasive assessments of lung health

New technique uses ultrasound to provide non-invasive assessments of lung health

New porous material enables the degradation of compounds analogous to nerve agents

New porous material enables the degradation of compounds analogous to nerve agents

Combination of heat and high relative humidity can disinfect N95 mask materials

Combination of heat and high relative humidity can disinfect N95 mask materials

Cold plasma inactivates SARS-CoV-2

Cold plasma inactivates SARS-CoV-2

UV-C irradiation rapidly inactivates SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces

UV-C irradiation rapidly inactivates SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces

Study shows effectiveness of UV-C light for killing COVID-19 on N95 respirators

Study shows effectiveness of UV-C light for killing COVID-19 on N95 respirators

N95 respirators designed for single use can be decontaminated effectively

N95 respirators designed for single use can be decontaminated effectively

Studies identify a more rapid method to decontaminate N95 masks

Studies identify a more rapid method to decontaminate N95 masks

Chaotic and incoherent: Damning study of over 500 U.S. campus COVID-19 reopening plans

Chaotic and incoherent: Damning study of over 500 U.S. campus COVID-19 reopening plans

Electric multicookers could be used for sanitization of N95 respirator masks

Electric multicookers could be used for sanitization of N95 respirator masks

Certain decontamination methods damage N95 face masks' protective function

Certain decontamination methods damage N95 face masks' protective function