AI tool speeds up scientific review process

A machine learning tool that can assess the credibility of research could shorten the review period for scientific studies and, potentially, help identify the most promising research on COVID-19. Share on PinterestA new AI tool could cut down the scientific reviewing process from months to minutes. Assessing the merit of scientific papers can be a […]

What can healthcare staff do to prevent PTSD during the pandemic?

People who work in healthcare are tirelessly looking after patients with COVID-19, often in challenging conditions. There is a clear risk of long-term mental health issues, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). But expert resources are available, and many...

How the world is coping with restrictive measures

Restrictive measures aimed at curbing the new coronavirus pandemic have changed the lives of people all over the world in drastic ways. For this Special Feature, we have asked readers and contributors to share their best coping strategies. Share on PinterestWhat do...

Pooling samples could accelerate new coronavirus testing

Virologists from Germany have shown that combining samples and only testing individual samples if there is a positive result for the group could massively increase the capacity for coronavirus testing. Share on PinterestRecent research suggests that a new pooling...

Health and well-being improved by spending time in the garden

New research suggests that people who have access to a private garden and actively make use of it have better health and well-being than those without a garden. Share on PinterestMaking use of a private garden may improve well-being, according to a new study. A study...