Solving Shared Problems at the Food, Energy, and Water Nexus

The United States and China are the largest economies in the world, producing and consuming much more food, energy, and water (FEW) resources than other countries. Consequently, these countries exert substantial impacts on the environment and climate and thus on global sustainability. The two nations have, of course, taken very different paths to […]

Persistence of Zika virus in the brain causes long-term problems in mice — ScienceDaily

The Zika virus can remain in mouse brain for extended periods, leading to long-term neurological and behavioral consequences, according to a study published December 10 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Daniela Verthelyi of the US Food and Drug Administration, and colleagues. Infections in the perinatal period are associated with lasting cognitive impairment and […]

Some COVID-19 “long haulers” experience lasting skin problems

BOSTON – Some patients with COVID-19 have persistent skin-related symptoms long after their initial infection has cleared, according to a new analysis. The findings, presented at the 29th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), point to another burden experienced by so-called “long haulers” who get […]

Your grip strength could hint at future health problems

Some medical researchers think that grip strength is an important health metric. (Kelly Sikkema/Unsplash/) Adam Taylor is a professor and director of the Clinical Anatomy Learning Centre at Lancaster University. This story originally featured on The Conversation. The human hand is remarkable. Not only does it allow us to throw, grab, climb and pick things […]

Tackling 21st Century Geoscience Problems with Machine Learning

Submit your paper to the Machine learning for Solid Earth observation, modeling and understanding special collection in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. What are the principle controls on the climate? How can we anticipate and mitigate the effects of geohazards? What is in the Earth’s subsurface? When is the next large […]