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Medical technologies have been central to US pandemic response – but...

Eyal Oren, San Diego State University Before COVID-19, there was tuberculosis. Twentieth century British physician Thomas McKeown controversially proposed...

Yes, we should be keeping the healthier hand-washing habits we developed...

  Melissa Hawkins, American University People were washing their hands so much early in the pandemic that sensitive skin and soap shortages were common problems in...

Tylenol could be risky for pregnant women – a new review...

Ann Z. Bauer, University of Massachusetts Lowell The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.

The EPA is banning chlorpyrifos, a pesticide widely used on food...

Gina Solomon, University of California, San Francisco On Aug. 18, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it...

25-year-long study of Black women links frequent use of lye-based hair...

Kimberly Bertrand, Boston University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The...

The next pandemic is already happening – targeted disease surveillance can...

Maureen Miller, Columbia University As more and more people around the world are getting vaccinated, one can almost hear...

A few superspreaders transmit the majority of coronavirus cases

Elizabeth McGraw, Pennsylvania State University The coronavirus has traveled the globe, infecting one person at a time. Some sick people might not spread the virus...

What’s an epidemiologist?

Jared D. Taylor, Oklahoma State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

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Politics on four legs: presidents and their pets

By David Smith, University of Sydney A dog saved Richard Nixon’s political career. In September 1952, Republican presidential nominee Dwight Eisenhower was furious with Nixon, his...

Can zoos save the world?