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Coronavirus spread ‘under the radar’ in US major cities since January, researchers say

A new model by the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University in Boston shows the first infections came from China in early or mid-January, and that the virus went undetected because many people were not presenting symptoms. “The disease spread under the radar,” Alessandro Vespignani, director of the Network Science Institute, said on “CNN Newsroom”… Read More »

The Good Doctor Fans Are ‘Done’ With the Show After A Major Character Was Killed Off

Warning! Major spoilers ahead for The Good Doctor season three finale. The Good Doctor‘s season three finale aired on Monday. The season ended with the death of Dr. Melendez. Fans are not happy about how his storyline panned out. Network dramas are known for pulling on their viewers’ heartstrings, and ABC shows like Grey’s Anatomy,… Read More »

Novo’s Ozempic scores major win with heart-helping FDA approval. Is Rybelsus next?

After racing out to a fast start in its first year on the market, Novo Nordisk’s GLP-1 diabetes superstar Ozempic is already proving a darling for the Danish drugmaker. Now, a heart-helping FDA approval will likely spell even more success for the standout––and bodes well for Novo’s other much-touted diabetes launch. The FDA approved Ozempic to reduce the… Read More »

Assistance during first years of biology major leads to higher retention of first-gen students

For many young college students, the first years are a time of wonder and excitement and early steps toward long-term goals. These years, for some students, are equally fraught with anxiety, as the realities of rigorous curricula set in alongside feelings of unpreparedness and impostor syndrome. In the STEM fields, this results in roughly 50%… Read More »

Sun Avoidance Is a Major Cause of Mortality

With the coming of spring and summer, you don’t have to look very far to find “experts” insisting that if you plan to spend any time outdoors, you should limit your sun exposure as much as possible. Many doctors advise their patients to cover up or slather themselves with sunscreen. The warnings aren’t just for… Read More »