Back in February, virologist Kurt Williamson answered questions about COVID-19 when the outbreak was beginning to spread. We asked him to take another look at the coronavirus pandemic.
The beam is off, but high energy physics research is very much on at one of the world’s premier particle physics labs —and William & Mary physicists are among those monitoring the still-active NOvA neutrino detectors.
For her research into the underlying neurobiology of attentional processing in the context of schizophrenia drug discovery, Eden Maness is the recipient of the William & Mary Graduate Studies Advisory Board Award for Excellence in Scholarship in the Natural and Computational Sciences.
One of many things that the COVID-19 pandemic will be remembered for is the introduction of the term “social distancing” to the global lexicon. For bird behaviorists, the term and its variants have been in use for over a century.
The research lab of Patty Zwollo, an immunologist and professor of biology at William & Mary, has discovered that just as whales swallow plastic thinking it’s food, some cellular components of the immune system in fish “swallow” bits of microplastic that they mistake for invading pathogens.
Adwait Jog, an assistant professor in William & Mary’s Department of Computer Science, is working to make computers more efficient by improving the architecture of the machines, necessary for computational handling of projects ranging from machine learning to genomics.
Some good news: The eagle population of the James River alone has exceeded the repopulation goal for the entire Chesapeake Bay.
An entrepreneurial, engineering-based mindset allowed one William & Mary class to make a real contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic during its second week of online instruction.
William & Mary’s move to modified academic operations is prompting departments to look into alternative ways of conducting dissertation defenses of Ph.D. candidates.
If Leah Shaw gets any time to herself during this period of social distancing, she plans to run a simulation — on social distancing.