Neuroscientists find that isolation provokes brain activity similar to that seen during hunger cravings.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
Study suggests mechanical properties of spike proteins can predict infectivity and lethality of different coronaviruses.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
The protein, which acts as an ion channel, could be a target for new drugs against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~5 min
Textual analysis of social media posts finds users’ anxiety and suicide-risk levels are rising, among other negative trends.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
Mathematical analysis suggests that preventing large gatherings could significantly reduce Covid-19 infection rates.
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~6 min
United under the Sustainability Incubator Fund, researchers strategize sustainable sourcing solution for crises at the local and global level.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~8 min
Letting an algorithm decide which maintenance holes to test for evidence of coronavirus could improve pandemic containment efforts.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~5 min
Unexpected findings in chemokine receptors once believed to be non-functional open up new fields of scientific inquiry.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
MIT conference illustrates technologies developed in response to the pandemic and new opportunities for AI solutions for clinical management.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~9 min
Tulle-like DefeXtiles can be 3D printed with no custom software or hardware.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~8 min