Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil during the 1918 flu epidemic

While the impact of the 1918 Spanish flu on the developed world has been extensively researched, a lot less is known about its health effects on the Global South.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lessons for COVID-19 found in the work of 19th century scientist

When German Chancellor Angela Merkel last year rhetorically asked researchers at the annual meeting of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation what the modern world could learn from the group's namesake, a 19th century Prussian ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers use ALCF resources to model the spread of COVID-19

With COVID-19 drastically altering daily life for people across the planet, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has moved quickly to join the global fight against the pandemic. Among the laboratory's ...

Neuroscience

Which areas of our brains represent the colors we see?

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet: The colors of the rainbow are well known to anyone who remembers "Roy G. Biv." However, scientific research has long shown that such colors are not inherent to the physical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists fight online virus misinformation war

With cat photos and sometimes scathing irony, Mathieu Rebeaud, a Swiss-based researcher in biochemistry, has nearly tripled his Twitter following since the coronavirus pandemic began.

Other

FDA approves ventilator designed by particle physics community

A massive international team led by Princeton's Cristian Galbiati worked to design, test and finalize the Mechanical Ventilator Milano (MVM), a low-cost ventilator designed to ease device shortages caused by COVID-19. With ...

Medical research

How should journalists cover coronavirus preprint studies?

When a story in the Los Angeles Times recently claimed that the novel coronavirus behind COVID-19 had mutated into a more contagious version, it was quickly amplified by other outlets and stoked fears that the virus was becoming ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO cautions against use of Madagascar anti-virus potion

The World Health Organization on Thursday advised governments to clinically test a herbal drink touted by Madagascar's President Andry Rajoelina as a remedy against coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Understanding coronavirus through musical transformations

Dr. Enzo De Sena and Dr. Milton Mermikides at the University of Surrey have set up the COVID-19 Listening Project, which is dedicated to the sonic and musical representation of COVID-19 data. A 42-minute choral piece and ...

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