Category: Papers

The Red Queen’s race

Alice did all she could to keep up with that damn rabbit. Her curiosity kept leading her into deeper trouble, but through sheer will, some wit, and a dose of dumb luck, she always managed to get away. Even in this crazy Wonderland, there was one constant: when she ran, she got somewhere, regardless if…
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The Zika circuit

For much of its known existence, the mosquito-borne Zika virus was limited to parts of Africa and Asia. It took 50 or more years to reach the Americas (first detected in 2015), but then its pace quickly accelerated, spreading throughout the Western Hemisphere within about a year. Clearly, our vast travel networks and heavily urbanized…
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