Research by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health experts finds that reinfections with endemic coronaviruses are not uncommon, even within a year of prior infection. The study on the four endemic coronaviruses—not including SARS-CoV-2...
– Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
Direct observation of repeated infections with endemic 2 coronaviruses
Researchers at Aalto University and Turku PET Centre have developed a new method for simultaneous imaging brain activity from two people, allowing them to study social interaction.
– Aalto University
Frontiers in Psychiatry
Government-enforced social isolation may help relatively affluent populations limit the spread of COVID-19, but these measures can be devasting for the nearly 1 billion people around the globe currently dwelling in urban slums, where physical space i...
– University of California, Berkeley
Journal of Urban Health
Researchers at UC San Diego Health report in newly published findings that olfactory impairment suggests the resulting COVID-19 disease is more likely to be mild to moderate, a potential early indicator that could help health care providers determine...
– University of California San Diego Health
International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology
A new study by epidemiologists at the University of Notre Dame suggests social distancing measures at current levels in many states may need to be maintained until the summer to avoid a potentially deadly resurgence of the coronavirus.
– University of Notre Dame
CU Boulder researchers have developed a method that could enable scientists to accurately forecast ocean acidity up to five years in advance. This would enable fisheries and communities that depend on seafood negatively affected by ocean acidificatio...
– University of Colorado Boulder
Nature Communications, 10.1038/s41467-020-15722-x Embargo expired on 01-May-2020 at 05:00 ET
Combined observations of WASP-79b from Hubble and other telescopes reveal a weird super-hot planet where the sky is yellow instead of blue due to lack of an atmospheric effect called Rayleigh scattering, which makes Earth’s sky blue.
– Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
The Astronomical Journal, Jan-2020
A good grip can mean the difference between life and death for lizards in a hurricane -- and as a result, populations hit more frequently by hurricanes have larger toepads. A new study from Washington University in St. Louis is the first to demonstra...
– Washington University in St. Louis
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
As the demand for transportation fuels has plummeted at an unprecedented rate in the last month due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Northern Arizona University scientist says the dramatic decrease in local air pollution and carbon dioxide (CO2) levels a...
– Northern Arizona University
While President Donald Trump's impeachment gripped the country in late 2019 and early 2020, the long-term consequences of his trial and acquittal for American democracy remain yet unclear.
– University of Rochester
Bright Line Watch's March/April 2020 survey
• The worst thing for the economy would be not acting at all to prevent disease spread, followed by too short a lockdown, according to research based on US data.
• Researchers argue for at least an eight-month “structured lockdown”, skewed ...
– University of Cambridge
Cambridge-INET Working Paper Series No: 2020/17