You have undoubtedly seen photos of empty shelves at the grocery store. During the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, people are stocking up on supplies such as toilet paper, water and hand sanitizer, leaving little for other consumers. This is an act known as panic-buying. Buy why is this happening?
Forest Rohwer has been awarded $2 million to explore ways to help coral reefs adapt to climate change. He is one of 15 scientists from different research institutions around the world chosen by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to receive investigator awards to pursue research under the Symbiosis in Aquatic Systems Initiative (SASI).
“These presentations have helped me improve my scientific storytelling and learn how to convey my research so people are engaged and understand my results and why they are important,” she said. “I feel more and more confident each time I present.”
What makes 4DVD different from existing databases is that it optimally harnesses distributed computing, database technology and cloud server routing. Shen and Pierret demonstrated the difference by pulling up temperature data on existing databases. The images on those sites are not easily understandable.
San Diego State University researchers have found a new way to harness food as medicine, which has far-reaching implications to control harmful microbes in our gut while balancing microbial diversity by fostering the growth of beneficial bacteria.