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Teaching Science During the COVID-19 Pandemic aims to describe what high quality science and engineering education can look like in a time of great uncertainty and to support practitioners as they work toward their goals.
Social distancing is a time-honored, low-tech tool for slowing the spread of contagious pathogens.
After learning to identify the structure of viruses and understand how this structure relates to cellular infection, students will create a 3-D model of the COVID-19 virus and suggest structural changes.
Dr. Krutika Kuppalli, assistant clinical professor of infectious diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina, returns to answer questions about the things we can do to keep ourselves and those around us safe. And we’ll learn about what vaccines are, how they’re developed and the accelerated process for developing a coronavirus vaccine.
We’re answering questions about the virus with infectious disease doctor Krutika Kuppalli, who studies global pandemics. And chemistry professor Palli Thordarson, from the University of New South Wales on the science of why washing your hands with plain old soap and water is so effective against germs.
Francis Collins gives us a prognosis for the next few months and diagnoses the future of health research in the U.S.
Atul Gawande helps us dig through the latest coronavirus news including vaccine trial results, mask mandates, and how to manage risks over the holidays.
This year Science has published an unprecedented series of scathing articles by editor in chief Holden Thorp criticizing President Trump’s handling of the dual crises of COVID-19 and climate change. It’s finally time for science to join the fight.
We get a look inside the mind of Tal Zaks, the Chief Medical Officer at Moderna, as the company develops and tests what it hopes will become the first successful vaccine against the coronavirus.
Dr. Karl Linden explains how ultraviolet light can be used to destroy the coronavirus as if by magic — but it’s not magic, it’s science!