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New tool predicts where coronavirus binds to human proteins
A computational tool will greatly benefit our understanding of the SARS-COV-2 virus and the development of drugs that block sites where the virus binds with human proteins.
  • Computational Biology
  • Biology
  • Genetics
Sharifa Sultana

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On top of the COVID-19 pandemic, people worldwide have dealt with an infodemic – a flood of ever-evolving information and misinformation about the virus, causing confusion and mistrust. New Cornell research finds that in remote parts of Bangladesh with little internet access, people have relied on local experts, spiritual views and their sense of social justice to evaluate new coronavirus information.
  • Environment
  • Global Development
  • Health + Nutrition

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  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
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Water shutoffs for non-payment are a constant threat for millions of Americans in any given year. That risk was a deadly one during the pandemic, with access to clean water for handwashing and sanitation a proven way to reduce the spread of...
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Environment
Yellowish, clear vitamin D pills

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Multiple studies had suggested an association between vitamin D and COVID-19 risk, raising hopes that vitamin D supplements might help to prevent or minimize infections – speculation that has received widespread media attention and boosted...
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Health + Nutrition