Author: Katharina

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Predicting Viral Outbreaks With Machine Learning

Think about pandemics that have affected the human race – our history and even our culture. Even in recent times, viral outbreaks such as Zika, Ebola, HIV and even Smallpox have caught us by surprise. Despite the technology and data...

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Squirrel Hibernation May Help Stroke Survivors

As winter approaches, squirrels collect nuts and bears gorge on food to gain weight. Animals of all sizes prepare for hibernation, in which they may sleep for up to seven months – something many of us would like to try....

Health Benefits and Risks of Coffee

Whether you’re in a meeting, lecture, class or just working late, for a lot of people the first thing that springs to mind is coffee. As 125 million people in the world are regular coffee drinkers, it is not surprising...

Vaccines, Autism, and Scientific Fraud

We live in a world where a wealth of knowledge is readily available to many. Access to this is usually just a quick click away, but – almost ironically – this convenience means we are also more likely to be...