Over the year, we dove into the inner workings of cells, interviewed award-winning researchers supported by NIGMS, shared a cool collection of science-themed backgrounds for video calls, and more. Here, we highlight three of the most popular posts from 2020. Tell us which of this year’s posts you liked best in the comments section below!
What does “modeling the spread” (or “flattening the curve”) mean, and how does it apply to infectious diseases such as COVID-19? Learn about the science of infectious disease modeling and how NIGMS supports scientists in the field.
NIGMS supports free education resources that can help you engage students in science. Explore our Science Education Partnership Award program projects and Pathways resources to find STEM learning opportunities for pre-K through grade 12.
Chocolate is a favorite treat for many; some people even say it has health benefits. A look into its chemistry explains the science behind the claims and why we crave chocolate so much.