Medical research

Space travel can adversely impact energy production in a cell

Studies of both mice and humans who have traveled into space reveal that critical parts of a cell's energy production machinery, the mitochondria, can be made dysfunctional due to changes in gravity, radiation exposure and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Should you travel for the holidays?

Want to head home for the holidays? You may need to reconsider your travel plans because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vaccination

Social media can guide public pandemic policy: research

With 2020 hijacked by COVID-19, a team of QUT researchers in Brisbane, Australia, say social media analytics can capture the attitudes and perceptions of the public during a pandemic. They also suggest social media is now ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mexico passes 90,000 virus deaths, Argentina records 30,000

Two Latin American countries hard hit by coronavirus each recorded another bleak moment in the pandemic on Wednesday with Mexico exceeding 90,000 deaths from its outbreak and Argentina surpassing a toll of 30,000.

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