‘Long COVID-19 can affect every organ system’

This episode of the “Show Me the Science” podcast focuses on the serious physical and mental health problems that those infected with COVID-19 can develop in the months following infection.

‘Our senses as sources of value’

With his new book project, philosopher Casey O’Callaghan, a faculty fellow at the Center for the Humanities in Arts & Sciences, taps a range of sources — from scientific literature to philosophical theories to memoirs — to explore how our senses shape what matters to us.

Architecture, biology and ‘Cellular Transformations’

architecture has imitated the imagery of biology and nature without awareness of the underlying mechanisms,” argue Ram Dixit and Sung Ho Kim in “Cellular Transformations: Between Architecture and Biology.”

Bailing in the Sunshine State

As I have argued since before Shelby County invalidated the VRA’s coverage formula, Section 3(c) provides a court-centric and constitutional approach to re-imposing federal oversight of State and local voting changes, writes the School of Law’s Travis Crum.

Permanent Daylight Saving Time Is the Wrong Choice

Although there is strong support from the public and research communities for ending the biannual time changes, the question is, what’s the best alternative: permanent standard time or daylight saving time (DST)? Unfortunately, the Sunshine Protection Act mandates permanent DST, writes Erik Herzog, the Viktor Hamburger Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences.

New podcast delves into climate change

Students with Washington University’s Climate Change Program recently launched a new podcast, “It’s Getting Hot in Here.” The series explores how climate change influences our lives and future. Lara Briggs, Julian McCall and Sejal Rajamani host the first episode, focusing on climate and information literacy.

Feeling Herd

Ian Bogost writes about what he learned from a steer named Chico.

Exploring the WashU & Slavery Project

The university’s Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE²) podcast delves into the WashU & Slavery Project. Arts & Sciences’ Geoff Ward, project director, and postdoctoral fellow Kelly Schmidt discuss research goals, student engagement and how the project will contribute to a greater understanding of the legacies of enslavement in St. Louis and the region.

Can we communicate more effectively about vaccines?

The latest “Show Me the Science” podcast episode delves into how health-care professionals might spend more quality time addressing the concerns of patients unsure whether they want to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
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