Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The kids are alright—but not older people

Why does COVID-19 affect older people more than young children? Why are the symptoms more severe in seniors than in toddlers? What are the cellular mechanisms that explain how the infection progresses?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trump says he might 'quarantine' New York state

President Donald Trump said Saturday he is considering placing New York state—the worst-hit in the US by the coronavirus pandemic—under quarantine but he was vague about exactly what he meant by this.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trump invokes defense powers to order GM to produce ventilators

President Donald Trump issued a federal order Friday to force auto giant General Motors to manufacture ventilators, as supplies of the crucial hospital equipment grow short and coronavirus infections mount across the country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

GM, Ford promise more ventilators after Trump criticism

US auto giant General Motors announced a joint venture to rapidly produce much-needed ventilators Friday, shortly after President Donald Trump took to Twitter to criticise the company.

Neuroscience

Artificial intelligence for very young brains

Canadian scientists have developed an innovative new technique that uses artificial intelligence to better define the different sections of the brain in newborns during a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam.

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