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Scientist in a CDC lab examines the result of a plaque assay.


When Will There Be a Coronavirus Vaccine? 5 Questions Answered

Aubree Gordon

The coronavirus that started in Wuhan has sickened more than 4,000 people and killed at least 100 in China as of Jan. 27, 2020. People are hoping for a vaccine to slow the spread of the disease and Michigan Public Health associate professor Aubree Gordon shares details on a potential vaccine. Read more

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The Problem with Dieting: Eating Disorders Affecting American College Students

Alex Andersen

A culture of dieting is common in the United States, but what effect does it have on college students? Read more

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Can I Put My Milk Here? Breastfeeding and the Workplace

Josie Lee

How can we support mothers in maintaining their identities in the workforce and advocate for breastfeeding and its benefits? Read more

Blue starfish lays on a coral reef in the ocean.

The Organism-Environment Interface: How Epigenetics Can Help Us Understand the Impacts of Climate Change

Rachel Morgan

As the global climate changes, new conditions in our environments are influencing genetic expression across many organisms. What can the science of epigenetics—the “software” of our genetic code—tell us about what we might expect in the future? Read more