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Race to Zero: Can California’s Power Grid Handle a 15-Fold Increase in Electric Cars?

As California rapidly boosts sales of electric cars and trucks over the next decade, the answer to a critical question remains uncertain: Will there be enough electricity to power them? State officials claim that the 12.5 million electric vehicles expected on California’s roads in 2035 will not strain the grid. But...

UC San Diego Researchers Say ‘Cloaked Decoy’ Could Knock Out COVID-19

Decoys designed to intercept COVID-19 viruses show 90% success in lab experiments. UC San Diego researchers call their nano-scale particles "nanosponges" because they soak up harmful pathogens and toxins. "We only need to know what the target cells are. And then we aim to protect the targets by creating biomimetic...