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Snakes Could Be the Original Source of the New Coronavirus Outbreak in China

Pitt virologists answer questions concerning coronavirus and how the recent outbreak started.
Amanda Carbone

Faculty Members Send Student Projects Flying to Space, Thanks to Seed Funding

Two Pitt projects will blast off to the International Space Station this spring to study microgravity’s effects on people and spacecrafts. The research brings together faculty, students and a tiny, see-through crustacean.
Lindsay Sabik

Researchers See Decline in Late Stage Cancer Diagnoses After Health Reform Law

After Massachusetts’ 2006 expansion of health insurance coverage, advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services, found a team led by Pitt Public Health’s Lindsay Sabik.
Meital Rosenberg

Young Researcher Earns First-author Credit for Study on Equitable Energy Access

With support from an Honors College alumnus and political science professor, Meital Rosenberg (A&S ’17) recently earned first-author credit in Nature Sustainability for her undergraduate research on gender dynamics and electricity access in India.
Conell in a burgundy jacket and cream-colored blouse in front of a large painting

PhD Student Takes a Data-driven Look at Art

Using digital analyses, PhD candidate Sarah Reiff Conell examines cults in medieval Europe, sculptors working for French royalty and, in a first, collections at the National Gallery of Art. Her work could help museums display more diverse works of art.