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Spring Reading: The season’s new releases by Atlanta-based authors
Spring is here, and with it, a new selection of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books to check out. Here are six from Atlanta authors to add to your reading list.
How the Krog Street Tunnel became a launching pad for a generation of artists
For a graffiti writer, the tunnel—a mishmash of graffiti art, tags, murals, and festival flyers—was the perfect canvas because the bridge provided cover and its concrete pillars framed the artwork. It served as a platform for young artists to prove themselves.
My Style: Emory researcher Laurel Bristow
Emory researcher Laurel Bristow has been on the inside of the Covid pandemic since day one. Focusing on inpatient treatments, surveillance, and long-term studies, she has shared insights with her 450,000 Instagram followers.
Women Making a Mark: Nadine Kaslow
It’s impossible to know how many lives Nadine Kaslow has saved over the course of her career.
Valerie Boyd and Alice Walker: On the kinship and legacy of a literary union
Gathering Blossoms, Boyd’s second book, consists of half a century of Walker’s journal entries from more than 65 notebooks. Sifting through thousands of pages must have been a daunting task for Boyd and Walker. But the Georgia natives were kindred spirits whose partnership seemed fated—they both share a love for another Black woman author, Zora Neale Hurston.
Where will the Covid-19 delta variant strike in Georgia? We need genomic surveillance to know.
The delta variant is spreading wildly in the U.S., but where this more transmissible version of the coronavirus is emerging in Georgia and how rapidly it is spreading here remains unclear due to a lag in genomic surveillance and gaps in sampling.
Want a faster track to a Covid-19 vaccine? Another trial is about to begin in Atlanta.
Emory University and Morehouse School of Medicine are expected to begin enrolling participants in a Phase 3 trial of a vaccine produced by Maryland-based Novavax.
How to reset your stress: 6 strategies from Atlanta experts
When your cortisol rises, here are six self-soothing strategies from the experts to punch it back down in just a few minutes.
Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trials start at Emory, giving Atlantans a potential shot at immunity
Last week, scientists reported that the first COVID-19 vaccine trial in humans showed an immune response similar to the one found in people who recovered from COVID-19 infection—an important first hurdle in the race for a vaccine.
Emory University helps test the nation’s first potential COVID-19 vaccine and possible treatments
Normally, developing a new vaccine takes about a decade. But with the economy crippled and deaths mounting, the race is on to find an effective vaccine in little more than a year.