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Content: Volume 9, Issue 1

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The Impact of SARS-CoV-2 on the Brain: It Is All in Your Head

Although severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is associated with respiratory illness, infection can cause a variety of neurological complications. In fact, many individuals report neurological symptoms during infection in the absence of fever, cough, shortness of breath, and/or other symptoms more typical of... click to read more

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published on Feb 15, 2023
Marsquakes redefine what we tought about a quiet Mars

The Red Planet is out there, waiting to be explored. In the mid-70s, NASA’s Vikings I and II landed on Mars, each with a seismometer mounted on their decks. When they transmitted the last recording to Earth in 1980, it became clear that, unfortunately, scientists... click to read more

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published on Feb 13, 2023
Orb-weaving spiders can hear using their web

Spiders are among the oldest and most successful land predators, with a fossil record much earlier than dinosaurs. All spiders are preeminent craftsmen, producing silks that can be even stronger than steel in strength-to-weight ratio. When woven into a web, the animal architecture functions as... click to read more

  • Jian Zhou | Postdoctoral Appointee at Argonne National Laboratory
  • Junpeng Lai | Ph.D. Candidate at Binghamton University
  • Ronald Hoy | Professor at Cornell University
  • Ronald Miles | Distinguished Professor at Binghamton University
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published on Feb 10, 2023
The Light of Earendel – The Most Distant Star Yet Observed

 Looking through a telescope takes us on a journey through time as well as space. It takes time for light to cross the vast expanse of space, so when we look at distant objects through our telescopes we see them as they appeared long ago.... click to read more

  • Brian Welch | Postdoctoral Researcher at Johns Hopkins University
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published on Feb 8, 2023
Solving A Decade-Long Mystery: Neurons Hold The Key To Rare Neurological Diseases

While humans are 99.999% the same at the DNA level, there are small variations in our DNAs known as alleles. Most differences in our alleles are harmless, but some alleles make us more susceptible to get diseases like cancer or dementia. Understanding how these alleles... click to read more

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published on Feb 6, 2023