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Introducing COVID19questions.org

Clinicians, researchers, patients and the general public are invited to submit questions that could be answered by COVID-19 patient medical record data from 200+ hospitalsCredit: UC San Diego Health Sciences As the COVID-19 pandemic

Device could help detect signs of extraterrestrial life

Credit: Adapted from Analytical Chemistry 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.0c01628 Although Earth is uniquely situated in the solar system to support creatures that call it home, different forms of life could have once existed, or

Embryos taking shape via buckling

UNIGE scientists have demonstrated that cellular tissues are deformed by buckling (or bending under the action of compression), a phenomenon that could lie behind embryo morphogenesis.Credit: @UNIGE/Aurélien Roux The embryo of an

Genome sequencing accelerates cancer detection

Researchers have developed a statistical model that uses genomic data to predict the risk of developing cancer of the oesophagusCredit: Spence Phillips / EMBL-EBI Oesophageal cancer is the eighth most common cancer worldwide. It