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  • Posted on April 29, 2022
    Virus Research Recast

      It was a quiet evening in 2012, and Robert Kirchdoerfer BS’06 was missing yet another dramatic sunset over the Pacific Ocean. But it didn’t […]

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    Coronavirus Education in Classrooms and Communities

      After a long but valuable diversion, researchers in the Department of Biochemistry are just now getting back to studies they were working on before […]

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    Was ‘Flatten the Curve’ Effective?

      Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, one message became ubiquitous: “Flatten the curve.” Tied to a simple yet compelling chart of infections over time, with […]

  • Posted on June 16, 2021
    The Tree of Life Is Rooted in Math

      Claudia Solís-Lemus has always loved numbers. Throughout her schooling in Mexico City, she found mathematics classes to be the easiest and most interesting — […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2021
    How to Neutralize a Virus

      In the fight against COVID-19, public attention has largely focused on vaccines. But researchers around the world have been racing to find treatments, too. […]

  • Posted on June 11, 2020
    Eight Things Everyone Should Know about . . . Coronaviruses

      Coronaviruses come from a large family. It includes four genera and many species that infect a variety of mammals and birds — and sometimes […]