Herman Wasserman, University of Cape Town and Dani Madrid-Morales, University of Houston The COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread disinformation circulating on social media globally. This includes false information about Continue Reading
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites resist the actions of the antimicrobials (drugs) that are designed to kill them, making infections harder to treat hence increasing Continue Reading
For the longest time, I thought I wanted to work the rest of my life behind a microscope or be that lady in a white coat which seemed cool. However, Continue Reading
I (Sarah Nyakeri) am not the best communicator around but passionate about it, especially science communication. I am learning everday. I created this space to share news, articles, explainers, summaries Continue Reading
When you google this scientists’ darling AKA paywall publisher’s enemy, phrases like “removing barriers in the way of science” will greet you. Although created in 2011 by Alexander Elbakyan, Google trends show that sci-hub related keywords shot up in search between Nov-Dec 2017 (The second lawsuit) and between Dec 2019 to especially April 2020 (Must be COVID-19). Ranking top on the sci-hub-related-keywords charts were the United States, (especially Massachusetts followed by California), India, China and Ethiopia.