No, the CDC Has Not “Quietly Updated” COVID-19 Death Estimates
No, the CDC Has Not “Quietly Updated” COVID-19 Death Estimates
An online conspiracy theory retweeted by President Donald Trump misconstrued data regarding the number of people who have died from the coronavirus.
No, the CDC Has Not “Quietly Updated” COVID-19 Death Estimates
No, the CDC Has Not “Quietly Updated” COVID-19 Death Estimates

An online conspiracy theory retweeted by President Donald Trump misconstrued data regarding the number of people who have died from the coronavirus.

An online conspiracy theory retweeted by President Donald Trump misconstrued data regarding the number of people who have died from the coronavirus.

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Going Viral for the Wrong Reasons
Going Viral for the Wrong Reasons
Bob Grant | Jan 30, 2020
What is a publication to do when readers misuse its content?
Infographic: How a City Health Department Uses Social Media
Infographic: How a City Health Department Uses Social Media
Emma Yasinski | Jan 6, 2020
Foodborne illnesses are consistently underreported. Social media may help.
Can Social Media Inform Public Health Efforts?
Can Social Media Inform Public Health Efforts?
Emma Yasinski | Jan 6, 2020
Scientists are using social media to track diseases and understand how people respond to them.
Understanding What Makes a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Understanding What Makes a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Jim Daley | Apr 30, 2018
Researchers at the Rare Genomics Institute look at how families finance the cost of diagnostic exome sequencing.
Scientists Are Opting for Remote Postdoc Positions
Scientists Are Opting for Remote Postdoc Positions
Ashley Yeager | Apr 30, 2018
Technology and family constraints are making the “ghostdoc” more popular, but the setup is not without costs, researchers say.
A Vast Majority of the World’s Population Breathes Unsafe Air
A Vast Majority of the World’s Population Breathes Unsafe Air
Catherine Offord | Apr 17, 2018
A new report estimates that 95 percent of people live in areas with dangerously high levels of fine particulate matter such as dust and soot.
Biohacker Injects DIY Herpes Vaccine on Facebook Live
Biohacker Injects DIY Herpes Vaccine on Facebook Live
Shawna Williams | Feb 4, 2018
The stunt, performed at a biohacking conference, was purportedly part of a two-subject trial of the genetically modified vaccine.
Science Labs Offer Help to Texas Researchers
Science Labs Offer Help to Texas Researchers
Jef Akst | Aug 29, 2017
Sparked by a tweet from a Philadelphia scientist, the March for Science–Houston has launched a database of facilities offering to host reagents and researchers. 
Science on Reddit in 2016
Science on Reddit in 2016
Kerry Grens | Dec 29, 2016
A conversation with Nate Allen, head moderator of r/Science