This article was reviewed by Dr. Phil Lange, one of our subject matter experts. This research was conducted by scientists at the University of Washington, the Virginia Mason Medical Center, and the Swedish Medical Center (all in Seattle, WA). The paper we will be demystifying today can be found here, if you’d like to follow along. … Continue reading What happened to all the ventilators?
Hello! And welcome to part 4 of our common lab techniques sidebar series. By now you’ve hopefully become an expert on virus titers, PCR, and now, to add another acronym to your vocabulary, ELISA. ELISA stands for Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay. Essentially, it’s a technique to detect if you have a specific protein present in a … Continue reading ELISAs: Science’s K9 unit
This article has been reviewed by Dr. Emily Bowman, one of our subject matter experts. The paper that we’ll be demystifying can be found here, if you want to follow along. The research was conducted by Public Health–Seattle and King County and the CDC COVID-19 Investigation Team. TL;DRResearchers conducted a point-prevalence survey of residents in a … Continue reading This virus is really good at peek-a-boo
Illustration by @zaiddagamseh | instagram This post has been reviewed by one of our subject matter experts, Dr. Brett Finlay of UBC. The paper we’ll be demystifying can be found here, if you’d like to follow along! (Before we launch into our summary it’s important to note that 2019-nCoV and SARS-CoV-2 are both names for the … Continue reading NHC Key Laboratory of Biosafety: So, where did SARS-CoV-2 Covid-19 come from?