Droplets from Speech Can Float in Air for Eight Minutes: Study
Droplets from Speech Can Float in Air for Eight Minutes: Study
The experiments did not involve SARS-CoV-2, but researchers say the results support precautions to avoid possibly spreading COVID-19 by talking.
Droplets from Speech Can Float in Air for Eight Minutes: Study
Droplets from Speech Can Float in Air for Eight Minutes: Study

The experiments did not involve SARS-CoV-2, but researchers say the results support precautions to avoid possibly spreading COVID-19 by talking.

The experiments did not involve SARS-CoV-2, but researchers say the results support precautions to avoid possibly spreading COVID-19 by talking.

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Scientists Clone SARS-CoV-2 Genome with Quick Yeast-Based Method
Scientists Clone SARS-CoV-2 Genome with Quick Yeast-Based Method
Ruth Williams | May 6, 2020
The use of yeast artificial chromosomes has enabled the rapid genetic reconstruction of the novel coronavirus.
Consortium Identifies Risks of Viral Contamination in Biopharma
Consortium Identifies Risks of Viral Contamination in Biopharma
Emma Yasinski | Apr 27, 2020
Nine of the 20 pharma companies that participated in a study had experienced at least one viral contamination event between 1985 and 2018.
Microbiologist Who Studied Deadly Bacteria in Public Places Dies
Microbiologist Who Studied Deadly Bacteria in Public Places Dies
Emma Yasinski | Apr 22, 2020
Paul Matewele, who died from COVID-19, was known for discovering dangerous microbes on surfaces people touch every day.
Image of the Day: A Mouse Brain Slice Becomes Art
Image of the Day: A Mouse Brain Slice Becomes Art
Amy Schleunes | Apr 1, 2020
A fluorescent image of murine hippocampal cells is the winning microscopy image from more than 400 submissions from 65 countries for Olympus’s 2019 Image of the Year Award.
Zika as Cancer Buster?
Zika as Cancer Buster?
Amy Schleunes | Apr 1, 2020
By infecting glioblastoma cells but not healthy brain tissue, some form of the virus could serve a therapeutic purpose.
COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Gain Enhanced Access to Supercomputers
COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Gain Enhanced Access to Supercomputers
Lisa Winter | Mar 27, 2020
Federal agencies, academic institutions, and industrial partners are joining forces to combat COVID-19 using artificial intelligence.
FDA to Allow for Plasma Therapy for COVID-19 Patients
FDA to Allow for Plasma Therapy for COVID-19 Patients
Lisa Winter | Mar 26, 2020
Under emergency protocols, doctors can request to use survivors’ plasma to treat some critically ill COVID-19 patients.  
Chinese Officials Blame US Army for Coronavirus
Chinese Officials Blame US Army for Coronavirus
Lisa Winter | Mar 13, 2020
There is no evidence backing the idea that SARS-CoV-2 originated from US servicemembers visiting Wuhan.
SARS-CoV-2 Can Live on Plastic and Steel for 2–3 Days
SARS-CoV-2 Can Live on Plastic and Steel for 2–3 Days
Kerry Grens | Mar 12, 2020
A preprint indicates that coronavirus transmission from surfaces is possible, but does not provide evidence that this has occurred in the COVID-19 pandemic.