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In France, a man was convicted of threatening his ex-girlfriend and sentenced to 3 months in prison. He had sent the gun emoji in a text.
Mathematical epidemiology is playing a crucial role in the fight against large-scale infectious diseases such as COVID-19.
When a new virus such as SARS-CoV-2 emerges, it isn’t obvious what particular environment that virus has adapted to, so it can be hard to grow in the lab.
If we find an approved drug that even slows down the coronavirus’s progression, doctors should be able to start getting it to patients quickly and save lives.
You need a work-life balance when working from home too.
Singapore has had 266 total cases with zero deaths, and its infection rate is much slower than the rest of the world. This is how we did it.
COVID-19 is revealing full scale of China’s wildlife trade industry, with the temporary ban on 20,000 captive breeding enterprises and 54 different species.
Ethologist Konrad Lorenz found people generally find infant-like characteristics cute. Pets piggyback on this, with their cuteness inspiring us to care for them.
The lessons learned from the coronavirus pandemic will pay dividends in the future and help human beings prevent worse ones.
The pandemic may lead some in US to favour conservative politics – further advantaging Trump – because it easily feeds an isolationist ethic.