Infographic: Growing human embryos — How long should researchers watch human development play out in a dish?

Infographic: Growing human embryos — How long should researchers watch human development play out in a dish?

Kendall Powell | 
In May, the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) released new guidelines that relaxed the 14-day rule, taking away ...
Infographic: Does glyphosate (aka RoundUp) cause cancer? 18 of 19 global regulatory and chemical oversight agencies say 'no' while one presents equivocal data

Infographic: Does glyphosate (aka RoundUp) cause cancer? 18 of 19 global regulatory and chemical oversight agencies say ‘no’ while one presents equivocal data

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Glyphosate weedkiller, once marketed exclusively under the name RoundUp by its originator Monsanto, is the world's most popular herbicide, used ...
Infographics: Biotech crops have benefited more than 65 million people around the world. Here are some of the benefits

Infographics: Biotech crops have benefited more than 65 million people around the world. Here are some of the benefits

Clement Dionglay | 
Since 1996, the global area planted to biotech crops has consistently increased, with significant expansion recorded in developing countries. In ...
Infographic: Gene transfer mystery — How 'antifreeze' genes jumped from one species to another without sex

Infographic: Gene transfer mystery — How ‘antifreeze’ genes jumped from one species to another without sex

Christie Wilcox | 
It isn’t surprising... that herrings and smelts, two groups of fish that commonly roam the northernmost reaches of the Atlantic ...
Infographic: How contagious are the various COVID variants compared with other diseases?

Infographic: How contagious are the various COVID variants compared with other diseases?

James Gallagher | 
The cleanest way of comparing the pure biological spreading power of viruses is to look at their R0 (pronounced R-naught) ...
Infographic: Asians are the most likely ethnic group to get vaccinated — but Hispanic and Black Americans lag behind

Infographic: Asians are the most likely ethnic group to get vaccinated — but Hispanic and Black Americans lag behind

To date, vaccination rates among Black and Hispanic people have lagged behind those of White people, largely due to access ...
Infographic: From the Spanish flu to COVID — How long has it taken to develop vaccines?

Infographic: From the Spanish flu to COVID — How long has it taken to develop vaccines?

Katie Jones | 
In the graphic [below], we explore how long it has historically taken to bring a vaccine to market during pandemics ...
Infographic: COVID myths — Which are most pervasive, and who is most likely to believe them?

Infographic: COVID myths — Which are most pervasive, and who is most likely to believe them?

Drew Altman | 
Big myths about COVID vaccines are showing real staying power among Americans who are not vaccinated. They are not the ...
Infographic: Either or? Where does the public stand on vaccine mandates and vaccine passports?

Infographic: Either or? Where does the public stand on vaccine mandates and vaccine passports?

Caitlin Owens | 
There's much higher public support for government-imposed vaccine mandates than businesses' use of "vaccine passports," even if they're called something ...
Infographic: Vaccine hesitancy on the wane for some as confidence in shot effectiveness grows, tracking study shows

Infographic: Vaccine hesitancy on the wane for some as confidence in shot effectiveness grows, tracking study shows

If we look at the attributes of Americans who are ambivalent about vaccination, we see that living in a small ...
Infographic: Trending green and going great — Every state in the US seeing decreased cases of COVID

Infographic: Trending green and going great — Every state in the US seeing decreased cases of COVID

Andrew Witherspoon, Sam Baker | 
The U.S. averaged fewer than 40,000 new cases per day over the past week. That’s a 21% improvement over the ...
Infographic: Gene therapy drugs that silence the effects of faulty genes could help tackle Huntington’s and other neurodegenerative diseases

Infographic: Gene therapy drugs that silence the effects of faulty genes could help tackle Huntington’s and other neurodegenerative diseases

Diana Kwon | 
Huntington’s disease (HD) is an inherited condition that causes widespread deterioration in the brain and disrupts thinking, behaviour, emotion and ...
The United States has done the worst job at protecting the lives of its younger citizens from COVID — by far

The United States has done the worst job at protecting the lives of its younger citizens from COVID — by far

Cynthia Fox, Krutika Amin | 
While the elderly have been at the highest risk of becoming seriously ill due to COVID-19 infections, COVID-19 also affected ...
Infographic: COVID rejection ideology — Vaccine skeptics are also prevention skeptics

Infographic: COVID rejection ideology — Vaccine skeptics are also prevention skeptics

Philip Bump | 
How many Americans won’t get the vaccine? If the figure is fairly low, the ability of the virus to spread ...
Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 6: Pesticide residues ― Something to worry about?

Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 6: Pesticide residues ― Something to worry about?

Kayleen Schreiber, Marc Brazeau | 
Just like anything that goes into your body, it’s the dose (the amount) that matters ...
Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 5: Soil health ― When synthetic pesticides are more sustainable than 'natural' organics

Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 5: Soil health ― When synthetic pesticides are more sustainable than ‘natural’ organics

Kayleen Schreiber, Marc Brazeau | 
Most consumers believe organic farming avoids pesticides and prioritizes the health of the environment more than conventional farming. However, this ...
Infographic: COVID variants spreading rapidly throughout the US, stalling post-coronavirus recovery

Infographic: COVID variants spreading rapidly throughout the US, stalling post-coronavirus recovery

Lauren Leatherby | 
The country’s vaccine rollout has sped up since the first doses were administered in December, recently reaching a rolling average ...
Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 4: How do organic pesticides compare to synthetic pesticides?

Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 4: How do organic pesticides compare to synthetic pesticides?

Kayleen Schreiber, Marc Brazeau | 
Many consumers choose to buy higher-priced organic produce because they believe organic foods are not grown using pesticides and therefore ...
Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 3: How dangerous is glyphosate?

Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 3: How dangerous is glyphosate?

Kayleen Schreiber, Marc Brazeau | 
Although pesticide toxicity and biodegradability has decreased overall during the last few decades, many consumers are still worried about pesticides ...
Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 2: Have pesticides improved?

Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 2: Have pesticides improved?

Kayleen Schreiber, Marc Brazeau | 
it is important to balance risks with the benefits that pesticides provide ...
Pesticides and Food: It's not a black or white issue — Part 1: Has pesticide use decreased?

Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 1: Has pesticide use decreased?

Kayleen Schreiber, Marc Brazeau | 
What is the truth about crop pesticides and their residues in food in 2018? ...
Infographic: Here’s where GM crops are grown around the world today

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

Clement Dionglay | 
Do you know where biotech crops are grown in the world? This updated ISAAA infographics show where biotech crops were ...
Infographic: Africa and Asia are lagging behind rest of the world in mass vaccinating their populations

Infographic: Africa and Asia are lagging behind rest of the world in mass vaccinating their populations

Apoorva Mandavilli, Josh Holder | 
More than 345 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered worldwide in the three months since mass inoculation began ...
Infographic: Deaths from COVID-19 are far higher than reported estimates

Infographic: Deaths from COVID-19 are far higher than reported estimates

Daniel Michaels, Jon Kamp, Paul Overberg | 
More than 2.8 million people have lost their lives due to the pandemic, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis ...
Infographic: South Africa sees surprising drop in COVID-19 cases and deaths despite presence of more infectious and dangerous variant

Infographic: South Africa sees surprising drop in COVID-19 cases and deaths despite presence of more infectious and dangerous variant

Gabriele Steinhauser | 
Since mid-January, confirmed Covid-19 infections in South Africa have fallen from a record of nearly 22,000 a day to around ...
Infographic: Is COVID here to stay? Why the virus may never be eradicated

Infographic: Is COVID here to stay? Why the virus may never be eradicated

Nicky Phillips | 
Nature asked more than 100 immunologists, infectious-disease researchers and virologists working on the coronavirus whether it could be eradicated. Almost ...
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