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The EU plans to ban US travelers indefinitely after haphazard COVID-19 response

NASA eyes flying astronauts and personnel to the edge of space on commercial rockets

Amazon boosts climate commitments and greenhouse gas emissions

Nearly 20 percent of Earth’s seafloor is now mapped

There isn’t enough research to know if tear gas causes early periods

Toxic compounds

Virgin Galactic will organize private passenger trips to the space station for NASA

Japan rolls out Microsoft-developed COVID-19 contact tracing app

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Verily rolls out Healthy at Work testing program for companies seeking to reopen safely

New company Space Perspective wants to take you to the stratosphere via high-altitude balloon

Samsung rolls out smartwatch blood pressure tracking in South Korea

Police body cam videos can underplay officer brutality

Lyft vows ‘100 percent’ of its vehicles will be electric by 2030

How small launcher Rocket Lab plans to pull off its first mission to the Moon next year

GE will make taller wind turbines using 3D-printing

Logitech to display carbon impact labels on product packaging and online

San Francisco’s district attorney sues DoorDash for alleged unfair business practices

Cheap steroid reportedly improves survival for severe COVID-19 cases

Dexamethasone data

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Amazon Co-founds The Climate Pledge

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Bringing stars back to the Steel City

Yelp now lets businesses list the COVID-19 safety measures they’re taking

The FDA just approved the first prescription video game — it’s for kids with ADHD

FDA ends emergency ization for hydroxychloroquine

Germany says its coronavirus contact tracing app is ready

SpaceX launched more Starlink satellites on Falcon 9, and three Planet SkySats hitched a ride