Kizzmekia Corbett’s team was the first to demonstrate a vaccine that successfully stopped viral replication in both the lungs and nose.
As scientists proceed with investigating new drugs as well as trying to repurpose old ones, it is critical that researchers take the time to think about their study design.
With a history of amplifying and prioritizing Black voices in other under-represented fields, this alumna turned her efforts toward supporting birders, naturalists, and explorers.
What makes something smell good or bad? A UMBC biology lab studying the brain and sense of smell addresses our reactions to pleasant and unpleasant odors.
A life-long ornithophile walks readers through spotting the Baltimore Oriole in its natural habitat.
After years in development, and months of waiting, a UMBC-developed mini satellite launched into space studies climate and air quality, proving persistence pays off.
The FDA approved Remdesivir as an emergency use treatment for the most acute cases of COVID-19.
Two anti-malarial drugs approved for use by the FDA in treatment of COVID-19 may have dangerous side effects, as well as give people false hope.
Biologist Jeffrey Gardner explains why alcohol is a key ingredient in hand sanitizer, and why he doesn’t recommend making your own supply at home.
After three months of studies, the vaccine her team developed is about to enter a phase I clinical trial, a crucial hurdle on the way to FDA approval.