Infographic: History’s 11 deadliest plagues, from the Antonine epidemic in ancient Rome to COVID-19

Infographic: History’s 11 deadliest plagues, from the Antonine epidemic in ancient Rome to COVID-19

The novel coronavirus took just a few months to sweep the globe. More than 2.5 million people around the world ...
Infographic: How dangerous COVID mutant strains develop

Infographic: How dangerous COVID mutant strains develop

Sometime in 2019, probably in China, SARS CoV-2 figured out a way to interact with a specific "spike" on the ...
Video infographic: Extraordinary 3-D view inside a cancer cell

Video infographic: Extraordinary 3-D view inside a cancer cell

Even something as tiny as a cell is thick enough for specialized cameras to examine in detail. In a process ...
Infographic: ‘You’re not going to wipe this thing out by achieving herd immunity.’ Vaccines alone will not contain COVID-19

Infographic: ‘You’re not going to wipe this thing out by achieving herd immunity.’ Vaccines alone will not contain COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic in the United States has raged almost uncontrollably for so long that even if millions of people ...
Infographic: Here’s where GM crops are grown around the world today

Infographic: Here’s where GM crops are grown around the world today

Do you know where biotech crops are grown in the world? This updated ISAAA infographics show where biotech crops were ...
The truth about the COVID vaccines: Everything you need to know about the fastest vaccines ever developed

The truth about the COVID vaccines: Everything you need to know about the fastest vaccines ever developed

The COVID-19 vaccine was developed faster than any other vaccine in history, which has caused some concern to those that ...
Infographic: The evolutionary history of the COVID-19 coronavirus

Infographic: The evolutionary history of the COVID-19 coronavirus

Reuters analysed over 185,000 genome samples from the Global Initiative on Sharing All influenza Data (GISAID), the largest database of ...
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Infographic: When extremely premature babies grow up, they face chronic conditions that researchers are just beginning to understand

For the first time, researchers can start to understand the long-term consequences of being born so early. Results are pouring ...
Infographic: Crop biotech boosts farm productivity $225 billion, improving lives of millions globally

Infographic: Crop biotech boosts farm productivity $225 billion, improving lives of millions globally

More than 25 years have passed since the first biotech crops were introduced. Since then, genetically modified crops using biotechnology ...
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Infographic: How AI facial-recognition research can be misused to target minorities

[A] study, published in 2018, had trained algorithms to distinguish faces of Uyghur people, a predominantly Muslim minority ethnic group ...
Infographic: What are mRNA COVID-19 vaccines and how do they work?

Infographic: What are mRNA COVID-19 vaccines and how do they work?

As of 1 December 2020, thirteen vaccines have reached the final stage of testing: where they are being given to ...
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Infographic: Well before Trump’s February partial ‘China air ban’, COVID had spent January quietly spreading across the US

The Wall Street Journal interviewed disease detectives and reviewed hundreds of pages of new research to piece together how the ...
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Infographic: The mental health of millennials continues to track downward

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s 2019 report on the Health of Millennials revealed a downward trend in the health of this ...
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Infographic: Airlines have installed ‘hospital quality’ air circulation systems and other safety measures

Despite substantial numbers of travelers, the number of suspected and confirmed cases of in-flight COVID-19 transmission between passengers around the ...
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Video and Infographic: Pandemic response has sent trust in science soaring after years of faltering

The global pandemic has renewed trust in science. Our annual research shows that appreciation for science and trust in scientists ...
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Infographic: Cows cause climate change? Agriculture scientist says ‘belching bovines’ get too much blame

A recent interview by Caroline Stocks, a UK journalist who writes about food, agriculture and the environment, of air quality ...
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Infographic: How social isolation forced by the coronavirus affects the brain?

[B]efore COVID-19 began its global spread, millions of people were already what researchers consider to be socially isolated—separated from society, ...
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Infographic: How COVID-19 invades the body, step by step

The newest coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, has created a far deadlier pandemic in part because once it infects a person it can ...
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Infographic: How COVID-19 mutated to infect the world

A change in the virus was appearing again and again. This mutation, associated with outbreaks in Europe and New York, ...
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Infographic: GMO tomatoes? There’s no such thing. Here are the only biotech crops grown in the US

Are you paying more for “non-GMO pasta?” Then you’re not using your noodle. What are the facts? There are only ...
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Infographic: Five GMOs account for 99 percent of the global biotech crop area

In 2018, a total of 70 countries adopted biotech crops — 26 countries planted and 44 additional countries imported. Of ...
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Infographic: Racing to create affordable at-home test for COVID-19

To stretch beyond the lab, test developers are racing to produce next-stage technologies that could allow for rapid widespread testing ...
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Infographic: 8 ways we can defeat the coronavirus

More than 90 vaccines are being developed against SARS-CoV-2 by research teams in companies and universities across the world. Researchers ...
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Infographic: Philippines could boost crop yields 192%, cut pesticide use 48% with GMO insect-resistant eggplant

In the Philippines, eggplant farming is a major source of income for thousands of farmers in the eggplant-producing regions in ...
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Infographic: From head to toe, coronavirus affects the body in unpredictable ways

Today, there is widespread recognition the novel coronavirus is far more unpredictable than a simple respiratory virus. Often it attacks ...
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Infographic: 3 factors affecting how viruses jump from animals to humans

Raina Plowright of Montana State University is working with infectious disease experts, ecologists, and a range of other scientists to ...
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Where are GMO crops grown? GLP infographics document the global growth of agricultural biotechnology innovation

One of the more popular claims by critics of GMOs is that only a few countries grow genetically engineered crops, ...
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Infographic: From vaccines to drugs, chasing ‘silver bullets’ targeting the fast-moving coronavirus

For drug companies, there is suddenly only one priority: the coronavirus. More than 140 experimental drug treatments and vaccines for ...
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