Narratives are a powerful tool that can help explain complex issues, but they can also serve as sources of misinformation, which presents a challenge as public health agencies work to educate people about COVID-19 vaccine.
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In a new study, nearly two-thirds of female participants reported drinking more since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, including increases in daily drinking, drinking earlier in the day, and binge drinking.
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Iowa State engineers are using their expertise in graphene-based biosensors to develop quick, inexpensive and sensitive saliva tests for the virus that causes COVID-19. Federal agencies are supporting the research with the goal of producing tests...
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Shortages of personal protective equipment, dairies pouring milk down the drain and delivery delays of online purchases are examples of how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the supply chain. In response, a new report provides recommendations for...
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Parents would never give their children the keys to the car without supervised training and driver’s education. An Iowa State University researcher says parents and educators need to take a similar approach before handing children a keyboard to...
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Researchers took their studies of wind-turbine icing out of the lab and into the field to learn how ice accumulates on rotating blades. They learned ice on the blades can reduce power production by up to 80%. The field study also validated their...
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The production of autogenous vaccines to fight individual strains of the virus that causes porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome depends on the ability of scientists to isolate the virus, but sometimes that’s a tricky process. A new study...
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With a bit of "metal whispering," Iowa State University engineers have developed technology capable of recovering pure and precious metals from the alloys in our old phones and other electrical waste. All it takes is the controlled application of...
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As people begin their holiday shopping, the concerns about timely delivery dates are real. The combination of holiday shopping and a global pandemic has some e-commerce experts are predicting a ‘shipageddon’ of delays and chaos this holiday...
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