Science and Technology

How Is Structural Racism Reinforced Through Food?
We sit down with a Jefferson professor to discuss her research on the ways marginalized communities resist oppression, and the impact COVID-19 has had on racial inequities.
CPR For Mental Health
Jefferson commits to unique mental health training - Mental Health First Aid - to build a community of safety, support and empathy – particularly important in a period of pandemic and isolation
Jefferson Researchers Take On the Coronavirus
From harnessing the power of the immune system to understanding the role of gut microbiota in combating COVID-19, Jefferson scientists are doing their part to find a way out of the pandemic
Loneliness in Times of Isolation
Social isolation can change our brain and our lives. What are signs loneliness is affecting us, and how do we combat it?
Pictures of Social Isolation
A new research project investigates how Jefferson students experience the stay-at-home-order and social isolation during COVID-19 via photography.
The Chemistry of Cold-Brew Coffee
Jefferson researchers examine the science behind the popular pick-me-up.
Inside the Race to Provide Frontline Healthcare Workers With COVID-19 Testing Kits
At Jefferson, behind-the-scenes students and faculty come to the forefront with an in-house effort to generate important components for 10,000 much-needed testing kits for collecting specimens.
Another Type of Small RNA Found To Depend on Personal Attributes
Jefferson researchers discover that the abundances of a class of short RNAs differ by a person’s gender and population of origin
Doing Research in the Time of COVID-19
Jefferson researchers maintain lab cohesion and fuel scientific inquiry with the help of Zoom Rooms, collaborative peer groups, and creative use of open access databases
Spread the Science, Not the Virus
Public health researchers at Jefferson recommend ways to avoid misinformation during the COVID19 pandemic, like seeking out trusted sources, local updates, and cross-checked information
JeffMask, JeffVent Missions Seek to Help Fill Potential PPE and Ventilator Gaps
University textiles and design experts jump into action to help protect peers on medical side.