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When universities went on lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers had to pivot quickly and balance their workload; those teaching had the additional work…
Teaching during COVID-19: 4 Researchers share their experiences
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When total lockdown was annnounced in my state, my husband was out of town. With a sisnking feeling, I realized that I would have to manage a pressing research deadline…
My little silver lining to the COVID-19 clouds of anxiety
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Whilst in some ways I feel I have adjusted a little too well to lockdown life, other aspects are very difficult to get used to. For instance, the passage of time.
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way we see the world and ourselves and could deepen pre-existing social inequalitites or create new ones. It is up to sceintists to…
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Emergency Use Authorization for the first CRISPR-based diagnostic test kit to detect coronavirus in the country.
An in-depth look at how preprints are helping accelerate research around COVID-19, including challenges and measures to overcome them
Almost overnight, because of a persistent, nifty virus, professors and teachers had to shift their classrooms online. Here are some tools that have been making life…
I am a researcher from an ordinary public university in South Brazil. For many of you who follow the news, this simple information speaks for itself. My colleagues and I…
Cactus Communications will host a virtual conference for academic societies and publishers on May 21-22, 2020. The two-day free event will have KOLs and thought leaders…
In the midst of the mounting uncertainty around COVID-19, all of us are facing challenges. It is okay to ponder what tomorrow will bring, to make projections and…