The Weekly Recap: June 22-June 26, 2020

Posts published by our team between June 22 and June 26, 2020:

June 22, 2020: On Evolution by Natural Selection

Our author Jacob takes you through the principles of evolution and natural selection. He explains the scientific definition of a theory, tells you about how evolution applies to salads and talks about the role of genes in the pathway of evolution.

June 24, 2020: Babies Striking Back Against the Coronavirus

Our author Vicky summarizes a paper looking at the result of serological COVID19 tests of pregnant women and their infants. In this study, the research team reviewed clinical records and laboratory results from six women and their infants who had been confirmed positive through multiple tests between February 16 and March 6, 2020, but had not been subjected to the new serologic diagnostic criteria. All six mothers had mild clinical symptoms of COVID-19. Blood samples and throat swabs were obtained from the mothers and newborns at time of birth. 

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