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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Dr. Lendvay working in the lab

Scientists are trying to create an affordable way to sanitize N95 masks so they can be reused safely.

News Releases

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September 22, 2020

Who's tweeting about scientific research? And why?

A study reveals patterns -- at times disturbing -- of how research is received and disseminated through social media.

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September 22, 2020

Common HIV drugs increase a type of immunity in the gut

More study is needed to know whether this change improves antiviral defenses or causes harmful inflammation, UW Medicine researchers say.

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September 15, 2020

Can digital devices help detect flu, COVID-19 infection?

UW Medicine will examine whether changes in biosignals from the Apple Watch can point up early signs of acute respiratory infection.