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Pfizer and Moderna use mRNA in their COVID-19 vaccines. This never-before-used technology could transform how science fights diseases.

The success of two COVID-19 candidate vaccines marks a turning point in the long history of vaccines and could lead to major advances against a variety of diseases.

Vaccines developed by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna are more than 95% effective against COVID-19, trials show. Both depend on a technology never before used in a commercial vaccine that could upend the way future ones are made.

This new messenger RNA technology, as well another method that depends on viruses to deliver vaccines, are transforming the field, said Brendan Wren, a professor of vaccinology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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We saw a glimpse of how 10G broadband could transform home life. Here’s how.

In a small, one-story house in Ames, central Iowa officials got a look at a futuristic living space powered by what Mediacom calls “the next generation of broadband technology.”

The company debuted its “smart home” on Thursday, touting it as the first field trial in the country for a new 10G platform and showing more than 70 smart devices including many “bandwidth intensive” ones at work at once.

The platform allows a ramp-up to 10 gigabits per second from the 1 gigabit speeds available today, Mediacom said. Such speeds allow devices in the house – smart kitchen appliances like a

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How a coronavirus team-up between Whirlpool, Dow and Reynolds may transform PPEs

The coronavirus pandemic has seen a host of big brands step outside of their core industries to manufacture much-needed equipment in the fight against the deadly virus.

Those names include Whirlpool Corporation (WHR), Dow (DOW) and Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN), which have teamed up to create respirators with a design that aims displace N95 masks and visors, according to a top Whirlpool executive.

Worldwide, COVID-19 infections have topped 5 million, with over 1.5 million infections located in the U.S.. While new cases appear to be tapering off, frontline health care workers are still in need of personal protective equipment (PPE).

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