A lot has happened since the WHO declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. A portrait in data highlights trends in everything from case counts, to research publications, to variant spread.
Sept. 9, 2021 • ~10 min
The majority of patients who contracted COVID-19 while in hospital did so from other patients rather than from healthcare workers, concludes a new study from
Aug. 24, 2021 • ~4 min
SARS-Cov-2 has experienced roughly the same amount of evolutionary change during the pandemic as humans have since Homo habilis first walked the Earth about 2.5m years ago.
Aug. 11, 2021 • ~8 min
From CRISPR to glowing proteins to optogenetics – scientists' most powerful technologies have been borrowed from nature
Three pioneering technologies have forever altered how researchers do their work and promise to revolutionize medicine, from correcting genetic disorders to treating degenerative brain diseases.
Aug. 5, 2021 • ~9 min