The COVID-19 Coronavirus May Travel in Aerosols
The COVID-19 Coronavirus May Travel in Aerosols
Several studies have indicated that SARS-CoV-2 might be spread through air, but not all experts are convinced.
The COVID-19 Coronavirus May Travel in Aerosols
The COVID-19 Coronavirus May Travel in Aerosols

Several studies have indicated that SARS-CoV-2 might be spread through air, but not all experts are convinced.

Several studies have indicated that SARS-CoV-2 might be spread through air, but not all experts are convinced.

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Lost Smell and Taste Hint COVID-19 Can Target the Nervous System
Lost Smell and Taste Hint COVID-19 Can Target the Nervous System
Ashley Yeager | Mar 24, 2020
The symptoms suggest SARS-CoV-2 might infect neurons, raising questions about whether there could be effects on the brain that play a role in patients’ deaths, but the data are preliminary.
Biochemist Hans Kornberg Dies
Biochemist Hans Kornberg Dies
Catherine Offord | Jan 27, 2020
An expert on carbohydrate transport, Kornberg contributed to the discovery of several metabolic cycles in microorganisms during his seven-decade career.
Mistletoe Lacks Key Energy-Generating Complex
Mistletoe Lacks Key Energy-Generating Complex
Shawna Williams | May 3, 2018
The parasitic plant manages to go without a component of mitochondria found in all other multicellular life forms.
Genetic Mutation Linked to Cot Death
Genetic Mutation Linked to Cot Death
Catherine Offord | Mar 29, 2018
Alterations to a protein involved in breathing may help explain some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, a study finds.
Sea Spiders Breathe with Their Guts
Sea Spiders Breathe with Their Guts
Diana Kwon | Jul 10, 2017
These ocean-dwelling arthropods move oxygen through a digestive system in their legs.
“Harmless” Oral Microbe Can Enable Pathogen
“Harmless” Oral Microbe Can Enable Pathogen
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 12, 2016
By making oxygen more available, a benign bacterium can provide better growth conditions for a virulent one, according to a study.
Cadherin Connection
Cadherin Connection
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Nov 30, 2014
A multitasking plasma membrane protein coordinates cell division and energy metabolism in healthy—and perhaps also cancerous—Drosophila cells.
Choir Singers Synchronize Heartbeats
Choir Singers Synchronize Heartbeats
Chris Palmer | Jul 10, 2013
Singers in a choir unconsciously coordinate their breathing patterns, which leads to synchronized heart rates, especially during slow chanting.