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Home Visits: Telehealth During and Beyond COVID-19

August 15, 2020

Many Americans are afraid to take a trip to the doctor’s office during the COVID-19 outbreak. An estimated “40 percent [of older adults]

Quantum Cryptography

August 8, 2020

In this day and age, we have a lot of secrets, and we constantly have to give them away to the Internet. For

The Malevolent STI Down Under: Chlamydia and Koalas

August 8, 2020

Biology students often learn about diversity and connection across the animal kingdom. From the elongated bills of tropical toucans, to complex neural networks

Bats, Disease, and COVID-19: Just a Coincidence?

August 8, 2020

Some weigh less than pennies. Others have wing spans up to six feet. Bats are an incredibly diverse species (with 1,400 different known

A Variety of Visions

August 8, 2020

What are the colors in a rainbow? Humans and animals might give different answers. While scientists have long known how people can see

Reversing Neurodegeneration: Inhibiting the PTB Gene Converts Cells into Neurons

July 29, 2020

First described as “shaking palsy,” Parkinson’s disease is characterized by the loss of both motor features and non-motor features. This widespread disease impairs

Nature’s Blues

July 24, 2020

From candies to flags to universities, the color blue is ubiquitous in the man-made world. Blue-colored animals and plants, however, are relatively rare.

Artificial Intelligence: A New Healthcare Landscape

July 24, 2020

In January of 2020, DeepMind and Google Health published research in Nature testing the effectiveness of their artificial intelligence

Behind the Notes: Why Music Is Important for Science Progress

July 24, 2020

Historically, we are used to studying and thinking about music as a self-contained field. When we talk about music theory we concentrate on

Why Don't Things Happen in Reverse?

July 24, 2020

Newton’s laws were widely accepted at first. But soon, a discrepancy was discovered. Although his laws correctly explain why apples fall from trees