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Imagine UV lamps at airports, schools, and hospitals that zapped aerosolized flu viruses without causing you harm. "Far-UVC" light with short wavelengths may one day make this possible.
Well, both. I've spoken to people who were concerned that eliminating scientifically valid words for budget/political purposes compromised their missions. But I take your point.
RT @HelenBranswell: @sciencecohen That is how it was cast to me & I reported it Sunday. But in terms of chill & impact on the way the agenc…
Yes, self-censoring factors in to the process--and I've been told us much by people in the know. 
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