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MIT researchers translated the coronavirus into music offering a new perspective for studying the virus

Coronavirus proteins.
Coronavirus proteins.

Markus Buehler

  • Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology aren’t only looking at the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, through a microscope, they are hearing it in musical form.

  • Markus Buehler, material scientist and professor of engineering at MIT, described to Business Insider how he and his lab translated the structure of the coronavirus protein into a musical composition.

  • Not only is it a new perspective into observing the virus, but Buehler said future applications of this data could help design antibodies that could counteract human infection with the coronavirus, which causes the respiratory illness COVID-19.

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Positive sports stories if coronavirus news has bummed you out

Welcome to the Yahoo Sports good news tracker, where we shine a little sunshine amid the dreary news taking over our news feeds. Even though basically everything is canceled due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, there is still awesome stuff happening in the world of sports.

Prepare to feel warm and fuzzy. And check back in when you need a pick-me-up.

Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jimenez donated $1,000 to every employee at a local bridal shop, according to James Fegan of The Athletic.

That bridal shop, Novias Davila, has started making face masks to hand out to those in … Read more

Hoboken College, Cranbury Company Team Up For Coronavirus Hacks

HOBOKEN, NJ — A Hoboken-based engineering university has teamed up with a Cranbury-based tech company to take part in a series of “hackathons” to address challenges posed by coronavirus, including economic ones.

The Stevens Venture Center, Stevens Institute of Technology’s tech incubator, is partnering with Infragistics, a Cranbury-based company, for COVID HealthHack II. They announced their partnership late last week.

COVID HealthHack II is the second in a series of virtual hackathons organized by the Stevens Venture Center to address challenges presented by the global pandemic.

The first COVID HealthHack, held in April, drew more than 100 participants and 15

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