Why mRNA vaccines won’t replace all others

mRNA vaccines have proven highly effective for COVID-19. But that doesn't mean they're ready to replace all others, experts explain.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Sept. 17, 2021 ~6 min

Race and position may be factors in football player heart risks

Research indicates some college football players may be at risk for heart-related complications, based on race, the position they play, and more.

Janet Christenbury-Emory • futurity
Sept. 17, 2021 ~6 min

Water fleas show surprising hydra effect in action

Scientists propose that ecological systems exhibit something akin to a hydra effect. In other words, what does kill you makes you more abundant.

Talia Ogliore-WUSTL • futurity
Sept. 17, 2021 ~6 min

Implant eases hip pain for dogs with osteoarthritis

An implant that contains cartilage derived from stem cells eases pain and restores function in dogs with moderate osteoarthritis. Can it work for people?

Laura Oleniacz - NC State • futurity
Sept. 17, 2021 ~7 min

Water fleas show surprising hydra effect in action

Scientists propose that ecological systems exhibit something akin to a hydra effect. In other words, what does kill you makes you more abundant.

Talia Ogliore-WUSTL • futurity
Sept. 17, 2021 ~6 min

‘Blue’ food may be a green way to feed more people

Five new papers offer evidence that aquatic food, aka "blue food," could fight malnutrition while increasing sustainability.

Sonia Fernandez-UCSB • futurity
Sept. 17, 2021 ~8 min

White parents resist really talking about race

After the murder of George Floyd, white parents often resisted talking about race with their kids, or they took a questionable approach.

Holly Alyssa MacCormick-Stanford • futurity
Sept. 16, 2021 ~8 min

Drought drives plant diversity more than temp

The effects of drought on plant variety around the world could change our understanding of future diversity in a warming world.

Mikayla Mace-Arizona • futurity
Sept. 16, 2021 ~7 min

Magma discovery points to potential eruption warning

New findings get researchers "one step closer to improving the monitoring of volcanic unrest, which aims to protect lives, infrastructure, and crops."

U. Queensland • futurity
Sept. 16, 2021 ~5 min

How your brain runs quality control on memories

"It is not only crucial for the brain to remember things, but also to weigh how good the memory is: How certain are we that a specific memory is accurate?"

James Devitt-NYU • futurity
Sept. 16, 2021 ~6 min

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