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This yr, scientists realized extra about COVID-19 because the virus continued to flow into and mutate. The cicadas emerged from underground, and Perseverance landed on Mars. Laura Helmuth, editor in chief of Scientific American, talks in regards to the yr in science.

And, local weather change is forcing the insurance coverage trade to adapt and provide you with new merchandise. We dive into one experiment: a coverage to insure nature towards excessive storms, particularly a coral reef in Mexico.

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