weekly recaps

Week-by-week summaries, with links to the original posts


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 … Continue reading The Weekly Recap: June 22-June 26, 2020

The Weekly Recap: June 15-June 19, 2020

Posts published by our team from June 15- June 19, 2020: June 15, 2020: What happened to all the ventilators? In this post, our author Jamie summarizes a study from scientists at the University of Washington, the Virginia Mason Medical Center, and the Swedish Medical Center (all in Seattle, WA). Researchers followed 24 patients in … Continue reading The Weekly Recap: June 15-June 19, 2020

The Weekly Recap: June 8-June 12, 2020

Posts published by our team from June 8-June 12, 2020: June 8, 2020: A DNA Vaccine for COVID19 Inovio Pharmaceuticals has developed a synthetic DNA vaccine candidate for COVID19. This vaccine candidate did well in mouse, guinea pig and cell based tests. The promising data supports moving this vaccine candidate into further trials. June 10, … Continue reading The Weekly Recap: June 8-June 12, 2020

June 1 to June 7: The Weekly Recap

Posts published by our team from June 1- June 7, 2020: June 1, 2020: ELISAs: Science’s K9 unit In this sidebar our author Jamie explains how ELISAs work. She goes through the science behind the technique, why the technique is important, and how it’s helping us fight COVID19 June 3, 2020: Letter From the Editor: … Continue reading June 1 to June 7: The Weekly Recap

May 25- May 31: The Weekly Recap

Posts published by our team from May 25- May 31: May 25, 2020: What’s PCR? A Positively Clear Review of a Possibly Confusing Research tool This is the second installment in a sidebar series by Jamie, Manolya and Deanna. In this sidebar series, our authors take you through key techniques used in virology research labs … Continue reading May 25- May 31: The Weekly Recap

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