In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak that appears to have begun in the Hubei province of China, many countries have instituted travel bans to and from China in an attempt to contain the virus. As misinformation and rumor regarding the pandemic spreads, it runs the risk of stoking other ills, namely xenophobia and racism. […]
What does it take for nerds to have fun? For the Perpetual Notion Machine nerds, that means finding some noteworthy science news and discussing it. This week, PNM nerds Kelly Schwartz, Josh Mitchell, and newcomer Joe Skarlupka ask each other pertinent multiple choice quizzes on a few of them. Such as, a clinical trial on […]
Some of us Perpetual Notion Machine nerds like to have fun reporting and commenting on recent science stories in the news. But tonight’s episode, discussing the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, isn’t much fun. PNM’ers Josh Mitchell, Ary Clarke, and Kelly Schwartz, along with PNM engineer Kevin Lauterjung, describe the […]
How can we stop the current Ebola epidemic? How can we prevent future outbreaks? How can this be done by engaging with the in situ system? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Madison nurse, Marc Rosenthal, recently returned from Sierra Leone where he worked directly with Ebola patients. He is the only WI resident to have returned from Africa after having worked with infected patients. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
What in going on with the Ebola epidemic in West Africa? What are the social dimensions of the virus? What are the responsibilities of the interconnected global community in treating Ebola patients? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!