Tag: Modeling

Research in Virtual Lab Worlds during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Javier Jurado Vélez , July 16th, 2020

Heading into Steve’s[1] university laboratory for the first time, I anxiously waited to begin observing the lab members’ work with computational protein structure prediction and design. This lab…


Wrong, but Useful – for Whom? The Politics of Pandemic Modeling by Marit Tolo Østebø

Marit Tolo Østebø , June 24th, 2020

On March 17th, after a tepid initial COVID-19 response, Prime Minister Boris Johnson began encouraging citizens to avoid non-essential social contact. President Donald Trump followed suit, introducin…


The Epistemology of Cutting and the Metaphysics of Continuities

colinhoag , June 23rd, 2020

By Meredith Root-Bernstein, Musée de l’Homme, Paris, France; Center of Sustainability and Applied Ecology, Santiago, Chile; Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Santiago, Chile §   Confinement …


Horizons, Not Curves: Creating Space for Radical Care in a Pandemic

colinhoag , May 26th, 2020

By Randall Burson II and Angela Ross Perfetti § “If you have an R0 of 2 — two more cases on average for every person infected — the…


Go Suppress Yourself | A Chronicle by Anthony Stavrianakis

Anthony Stavrianakis , May 20th, 2020

In December 2019, reports emerged of a pneumonia of unknown origin in the city of Wuhan, China. A week into 2020, a novel pathogen was identified–– “severe acute…


Natural Infrastructures: Sediment, Science, and the Future of Southeast Louisiana

colinhoag , March 22nd, 2016

By Monica Patrice Barra, The Graduate Center, City University of New York § Losing a football field an hour “Historical and projected coastal Louisiana land changes: 1978-2050” (www.lacoas…