Lessons From California Prison Where Covid ‘Spread Like Wildfire’

When news of the pandemic first reached the men incarcerated at Avenal State Prison in central California, inmate Ed Welker said the prevailing mood was panic. “We were like, ‘Yeah, it’s going to come in here and it’s going to spread like wildfire and we’re all going to get it,’” he said. “And that’s exactly what happened.” Almost a year […]

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Latinos face barriers like fear, language in getting vaccine – The Denver Post

By Gisela Salomon, Claudia Torrens and Anita Snow, The Associated Press HIALEAH, Fla. — Rigoberto Montesinos, a veteran of the Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba, was so worried about side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine that he initially wasn’t going to get it, relenting only when two friends died from the disease. But when he finally decided to get […]

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Three-dimensionally reconstituted organoids that are just like human organs

Organoids are organ-like tissues derived from stem cells that are grown in labs, often referred to as miniature organs. Because they can imitate the structure and function of human organs, they are considered a next-generation technology for creating artificial organs or developing new drugs. Recently, a research team in Korea introduced a new concept of mini-organs called assembloids that surpass […]

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