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SARS-CoV-2 in the Air: What’s Known and What Isn’t
Evidence suggests that COVID-19 is primarily an airborne disease. Yet the details of how transmission occurs are still debated and frequently misunderstood.
SARS-CoV-2 in the Air: What’s Known and What Isn’t
SARS-CoV-2 in the Air: What’s Known and What Isn’t

Evidence suggests that COVID-19 is primarily an airborne disease. Yet the details of how transmission occurs are still debated and frequently misunderstood.

Evidence suggests that COVID-19 is primarily an airborne disease. Yet the details of how transmission occurs are still debated and frequently misunderstood.

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Still Waters Run Deep: Getting the Most Out of Cell Separation Using Automated Laminar Flow Technology
The Scientist Creative Services Team and Curiox | May 31, 2022
A gentle, interoperable alternative to centrifuging uses passive settling to improve cell viability and retention.
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An Earthy-Smelling Substance, 1964
Lisa Winter | Nov 1, 2021
How the pungent odor that occurs after a light rain became a well-studied phenomenon
Ferret Study Reinforces Role of Aerosols in SARS-CoV-2 Spread
Max Kozlov | Oct 28, 2020
Using an elaborate apparatus, researchers find that the virus spreads via aerosolized particles between ferrets more than a meter apart.
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Influenza Aboard Dust Particles Infects Guinea Pigs
Amanda Heidt | Aug 19, 2020
A new study demonstrates that some viruses can be transmitted on airborne particles other than those produced by talking, coughing, or sneezing.
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Simple Tool Evaluates Mask Performance at Blocking Droplets
Amanda Heidt | Aug 12, 2020
A proof-of-concept study finds some commonly used facial coverings may perform worse than no mask at all.
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Scientists Urge Consideration of Airborne SARS-CoV-2 Transmission
Amanda Heidt | Jul 6, 2020
An open letter points to outbreaks that cannot be explained by large droplets and contact with surfaces alone.
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Droplets from Speech Can Float in Air for Eight Minutes: Study
Kerry Grens | May 15, 2020
The experiments did not involve SARS-CoV-2, but researchers say the results support precautions to avoid possibly spreading COVID-19 by talking.