Shared partisanship and social media ties

A study examines links between partisanship and ties on Twitter. Many people value partisanship as key to their identity. However, it is unclear whether individuals are more likely to form social connections based entirely on shared partisanship. Mohsen Mosleh, David Rand, and colleagues created eight Twitter bots designed to appear human. Four profiles […]

Leveraging digital technologies key to Asia’s Covid-19 recovery: ADB

Digital platforms and other technology-based tools are providing new growth opportunities for businesses of all sizes and across all industries in Asia and the Pacific — a trend that can contribute significantly to the region’s sustainable recovery from coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Asian Economic […]

Rabies treatment demonstrated as safe, effective for use in children in first pediatric trial

A treatment, known as KEDRAB (Rabies Immune Globulin [Human]), currently used in the prevention of rabies has been demonstrated to be safe and effective for patients age 17 and under. Results published today in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics report the first and only pediatric trial of any human rabies immunoglobulin […]