Smell and Taste Changes: The Best Way to Guide Lockdown Policy?

For the original article, please follow this link. This article was reviewed by Dr. Emily Bowman, one of our subject matter experts. Brief Summary:  This study by Denis Pierron et al. investigated the reliability of self-reported smell and taste change numbers across France as an indicator to predict surges of COVID-19 hospital admissions and a basis for … Continue reading Smell and Taste Changes: The Best Way to Guide Lockdown Policy?

Q-Z of Research: Science to English Dictionary, Part 3

This is the fourth instalment of our Science to English dictionary. Our first instalment can be found here, the second instalment can be found here and the third instalment can be found here. R Randomized For this definition, let’s look at the simplest possible set up. Imagine you are doing an experiment on whether wearing … Continue reading Q-Z of Research: Science to English Dictionary, Part 3

J-P of Research (Science to English Dictionary: Part 3)

This is the second instalment of our Science to English dictionary. You can find our first instalment (with terms from A-C) here and our second instalment (D-I) here. L Latent Infection A latent infection can happen when you’re infected by a virus that is able to ‘hide out’ in your cells in a dormant state … Continue reading J-P of Research (Science to English Dictionary: Part 3)

Investigating T cell Immune Response to SARS-CoV-2

This post was reviewed by Dr. Emily Bowman, one of our subject matter experts. The paper we’re demystifying today can be found here, if you’d like to tag along! Summary Researchers investigated the immune system’s T-cell response to the SARS-CoV-2 virus in people who were completely unexposed to COVID-19, people who were exposed to COVID-19 … Continue reading Investigating T cell Immune Response to SARS-CoV-2