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Science in the Fast Lane

The race to respond to the pandemic may mark a watershed in how scientists mobilize and work together to face challenges, with the science of yore seeming as slow as lounge music by comparison. In a short time, the virus has already brought about regulatory changes and an unprecedented volume of publications, not to mention stories of perseverance and teamwork that scientists will be sharing for years to come.