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Epidemics of the Past Explained with Math and Historical Records

Epidemics are a recurring theme in history. But how much do we know about them? Also, can the past epidemics teach us about what to expect in the future? David Earn from the department of applied mathematics at Ontario’s McMaster University wants to see what history can teach us. His research centers on evaluating historical records to find clues about

New Research About How the Sun Impacts Virus Spread

Why do bacterial and viral infections seem to occur in seasonal cycles? What factors impact this occurrence? And what role does the Sun play in the entire process? About the Research An interdisciplinary research team set out to find answers to the above-mentioned questions. Furthermore, the researchers come from The Italian National Institute for Astrophysics, The University of Milan, The

The Conduct Science Podcast: The End of the World

The Conduct Science Podcast: The End of the World 00:00 - Intro 01:00 - Tech tangent 03:44 - Factoids 04:57 - Predicted apocolypses 10:45 - Natural disasters 34:48 - Man-made disasters 54:11 - Alien invasion 59:50 - Ends of the Universe 1:13:30 - Which end of the world sceanario would
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The Method Section: Disease in Populations

The Method Section: Disease in Populations 00:00 - Intro 02:45 - Coronavirus 05:30 - Pathogens and hosts 05:30 - Viruses 08:10 - Bacteria 09:05 - Parasites 10:50 - Fungal infections 12:31 - Susceptibility 14:36 - Modelling transmission 22:18 - Ending and outro You can listen to The Method Section by