All posts tagged with COVID-19

Link: Science behind the mRNA vaccines

1 minute read

A lot of people are reading the Wired story about the background of the messenger RNA (mRNA) science that underlies the new COVID-19 vaccines: “How mRNA went...

The superspreader conference

less than 1 minute read

Maggie Fox of CNN reports on the downstream COVID-19 infections resulting from the Biogen conference last February: “Boston biotech conference led to 245,000...

People, not clusters

2 minute read

Surveillance of people with infectious diseases is a public health measure, yet such surveillance can lead to serious injustice. In an editorial in the Amer...

Link: Online learning metaconversation

1 minute read

I’ve been thinking a lot over the last few weeks about how to help students transition more effectively to online learning. Obviously this is a topic on the ...

Tending museums through the crisis

less than 1 minute read

Atlas Obscura has an article by Jessica Leigh Hester looking at how curators and staff are tending museum collections and infrastructure while hallways are e...

When will we have concerts again?

less than 1 minute read

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has an essay in The Atlantic reflecting on our need for live music: “The Day the Live Concert Returns”.