Originally, the country targeted 2040 to end the sale of new cars powered by fossil fuels, but the coronavirus pandemic reportedly spurred the acceleration. Source link
What weird bugs did you pick up last time you rode a subway train? Just as the covid-19 pandemic was taking off, a global network of scientists began mapping the DNA of urban microbes and using AI to look for patterns. Join host Jennifer Strong as she rides along on a subway-swabbing mission and talks to scientists racing to find an existing drug that might treat the disease.
- Christopher Mason, Weill Cornell Medicine
- David Danko, Weill Cornell Medicine
- Baroness Joanna Shields, BenevolentAI CEO
Credits: This episode was reported and produced by Jennifer Strong, Tate Ryan-Mosley, Emma Cillekens and Karen Hao with help from Benji Rosen. We’re edited by Michael Reilly and Gideon Lichfield. Our technical director is Jacob Gorski.