Claire Jarvis

Claire Jarvis

Claire Jarvis a science and medical writer based in Atlanta who contributes to The Scientist. With a research background in chemistry, she has covered the latest scientific and medical advances for Chemical & Engineering NewsChemistry WorldUndarkPhysics Today, and OneZero.

Articles by Claire Jarvis
Biologist Lynika Strozier Dies
Biologist Lynika Strozier Dies
Claire Jarvis | Jun 18, 2020
The Field Museum researcher and biology instructor, who died of complications associated with COVID-19, used DNA sequencing to identify new species of plants and birds.
AI Learns from Lung CT Scans to Diagnose COVID-19
AI Learns from Lung CT Scans to Diagnose COVID-19
Claire Jarvis | Jun 10, 2020
Lesions in the lungs of patients with pneumonia caused by a SARS-CoV-2 infection are distinct from those caused by bacteria.
Bat Ecologist Thomas Kunz Dies
Bat Ecologist Thomas Kunz Dies
Claire Jarvis | Jun 5, 2020
The Boston University professor, who died of complications related to COVID-19, spent more than 40 years researching the lives of bats.
Paleobotanist Brian Axsmith Dies
Paleobotanist Brian Axsmith Dies
Claire Jarvis | Jun 3, 2020
The University of South Alabama professor, who died of complications related to COVID-19, reconstructed the historic range of plants that once grew in the southeastern US.
Biogen Uses its Own Superspreader Event to Aid COVID-19 Research
Biogen Uses its Own Superspreader Event to Aid COVID-19 Research
Claire Jarvis | May 19, 2020
A blood biobank allows scientists to study the immune responses to the coronavirus among infected Biogen employees and their contacts.
The Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19
The Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19
Claire Jarvis | May 7, 2020
Scientists document a growing list of atypical coronavirus infection symptoms, giving doctors more insight into the emerging disease.
Wrist-Mounted Air Pollution Detector
Wrist-Mounted Air Pollution Detector
Claire Jarvis | May 1, 2020
A novel sampler records data on a broad range of environmental contaminants.
Infographic: Fashionable Detector
Infographic: Fashionable Detector
Claire Jarvis | May 1, 2020
Researchers set out to make an air pollution detector study subjects would want to wear.
Locally Made COVID-19 Tests Help Meet Demands
Locally Made COVID-19 Tests Help Meet Demands
Claire Jarvis | Mar 25, 2020
Hospitals and commercial companies are testing thousands of patients for COVID-19 daily, but face reagent and supply shortages.
Journals, Peer Reviewers Cope with Surge in COVID-19 Publications
Journals, Peer Reviewers Cope with Surge in COVID-19 Publications
Claire Jarvis | Mar 17, 2020
Coronavirus experts are swamped with reading submissions, which they’re working through as quickly as possible.