AstraZeneca and researchers at Oxford are reportedly seeing their COVID-19 vaccine produce a strong immune response in elderly and young people
Journalists have reported numerous important public interest stories using data gathered by thousands of volunteers running the Ad Observer tool launched by NYU researchers in September. Now Facebook is demanding the software shut down.
Our researchers have found the recent rise in #unemployment differs from previous recessionary periods in that they were concentrated primarily in service sectors rather than goods-producing sectors. Read more in the Rocky Mountain Economist: #EconTwitter
‘People have had to innovate and invent new things’ – Protein-protein interactions were considered to be ‘undruggable’ for many decades, but researchers haven’t let that stop them
Researchers find social distancing & lockdowns in Australia not only slowed spread of #COVID19 , it saved lives of about 400 people in single month who would‘ve been expected to died in from respiratory illnesses such as pneumonia, @Reuters rpts:
Watch: Japaneseresearchers used a supercomputer to examine how coronavirus spreads when sitting at a dinner table.
China has destroyed 8,500+ mosques in Xinjiang, says a new report based on satellite data. Researchers say China has also built or expanded 380 camps holding Uighurs and minorities since 2017, telling @guardian it is like NYC building "55 prisons only for Black Americans."
A major new study confirms the MMR vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella has no link to autism. Researchers from Denmark followed the medical histories of 650,000+ children over 10 years and found the vaccine does not trigger or increase the risk of autism.
Be aware of misinformation campaigns about the coronavirus. "Nearly half of the Twitter accounts spreading messages on the social media platform about the coronavirus pandemic are likely bots," Carnegie Mellon Universityresearchers estimate.