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Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Will it protect against...

William Petri, University of Virginia This week I was vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer mRNA vaccine, which brought to mind some frequently asked questions...

COVID-19 vaccines were developed in record time – but are these...

William Petri, University of Virginia There are now two COVID-19 vaccines that, at least according to preliminary reports, appear to be 94.5% and 95% effective....

How mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna work, why they’re a...

Sanjay Mishra, Vanderbilt University As the weather cools, the number of infections of the COVID-19 pandemic are rising sharply. Hamstrung by pandemic fatigue, economic constraints...

Stressful times are an opportunity to teach children resilience

Vanessa LoBue, Rutgers University - Newark Between the global COVID-19 pandemic, the associated economic downturn and widespread protests over racism, it’s difficult for everyone....

A tiny circular racetrack for light can rapidly detect single molecules

Judith Su, University of Arizona The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea My Little Sensor Lab at the University of...

How the Civil War drove medical innovation – and the pandemic...

Jeffrey Clemens, University of California San Diego The current COVID-19 pandemic, the largest public health crisis in a century, threatens the health of people across...

Group testing for coronavirus – called pooled testing – could be...

Darius Lakdawalla, University of Southern California and Erin Trish, University of Southern California Hopes for a summertime reprieve from COVID-19 have been dashed as cases...

The US isn’t in a second wave of coronavirus – the...

Melissa Hawkins, American University After sustained declines in the number of COVID-19 cases over recent months, restrictions are starting to ease across the United States....

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