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Researchers Create Pathogen-Sensing Face Mask
The masks contain freeze-dried, cell-free biosensors, enabling them to detect pathogens including SARS-CoV-2.
Researchers Create Pathogen-Sensing Face Mask
Researchers Create Pathogen-Sensing Face Mask

The masks contain freeze-dried, cell-free biosensors, enabling them to detect pathogens including SARS-CoV-2.

The masks contain freeze-dried, cell-free biosensors, enabling them to detect pathogens including SARS-CoV-2.

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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.
How Face Masks Can Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
Diana Kwon | Jul 8, 2020
As communities and businesses reopen amidst the pandemic, masks—in addition to other social distancing measures—are crucial for preventing new outbreaks.
Infographic: What We Know About How Masks Can Slow Disease Spread
Diana Kwon | Jul 8, 2020
Not all masks are created equal, and how they are worn makes a difference too.
N95 Respirators Can Be Decontaminated from SARS-CoV-2
Amy Schleunes | Apr 19, 2020
Vaporized hydrogen peroxide is the most effective decontamination method for masks that had been exposed to the coronavirus in a recent study.
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Some Coronavirus Researchers Are Running Low on Masks
Katarina Zimmer | Apr 1, 2020
A large-scale shortage of respirators and face shields threatens progress in some labs that are currently trying to ramp up their studies of SARS-CoV-2.