The availability of fresh foods such as vegetables, dairy and fish that are the key to a healthy diet is decreasing.
The Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak is officially a pandemic. But history has taught us that it is precisely at those moments that mankind comes up with creative solutions. Innovation Origins reports about this every day in the Dossier Covid-19.
Dutch University hospital Radboudumc finds genetic mutation as a reason for lack of defense against corona
"The virus can just take its course because TLR7, which is supposed to identify the intruder and then activate the defense, is hardly present."
The outbreak of COVID-19 among employees of a large German meat processor was not due to their cramped poor housing conditions, but due to the environmental conditions in the abattoir.
Measures such as washing your hands, wearing a face mask and social distancing can contribute significantly to preventing the spread of corona.
Researchers from Munich and Ulm have shown how the novel coronavirus suppresses the immune response by disabling protein expression in the ribosomes.
The summer holidays have definitively begun. Something we have been looking forward to after an eventful six months. But the coronavirus has not taken a vacation at all.
‘Sometimes research is just a matter of turning left or right while others are going straight ahead’
In the weekly Follow-up section, we provide a sequel to our best-read stories. This week it was the article about a modified yellow fever vaccine in the fight against COVID-19.
In this section of IO, our columnists are writing and working on solutions for the problems of our time. So tomorrow will be good.
British scientists also see a link between COVID-19 and particulate matter in Dutch province of Brabant
Evidence that there is a clear link between the prevalence of particulate matter in certain regions and COVID-19 are becoming increasingly clearer.
It turns out that people can suffer severe brain damage as a result of COVID-19. British doctors are now diagnosing a rare brain disorder much more frequently than before the pandemic.
Reserachers in Germany have compiled a new molecular library to help in the search for vaccines, not just against corona.
A vaccine is being developed to combat COVID-19 that is based on an older vaccine against yellow fever.
Innovation Origins regularly speaks to innovation leaders, trendsetters who are high on the innovation ladder. Today, Hassan Charaf, Head of Innovation at Schiphol airport.
It is precisely now that government should focus on building and shaping society, and not on short-term political survival, Eveline van Zeeland contends.
For the period after the pandemic, he developed Pura Case, a kind of mobile wardrobe that disinfects clothes with ozone.
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