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What’s Holding Up New Omicron Vaccines?

What’s Holding Up New Omicron Vaccines?

What’s Holding Up New Omicron Vaccines? Charles Schmidt All the vaccines we use to ward off SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID, share one crucial feature: they were designed to protect against its ancestral form, which surfaced in Wuhan, China, more than two years ago. Today’s virus, however, is not the same as it once…

What’s Brewing in a Beer Is Startling Complexity

What’s Brewing in a Beer Is Startling Complexity

What’s Brewing in a Beer Is Startling Complexity Maddie Bender Given its 13,000-year history, one might assume we’d have beer figured out by now. But recent research examines the bubbly liquid’s composition with unprecedented focus, singling out a new quality-control measure. Beer contains three complex organic ingredients: grain, hops and yeast. Throughout the…

What’s on your desk, Chaim Gartenberg?

What’s on your desk, Chaim Gartenberg? Barbara Krasnoff If you’re a frequent reader of The Verge, I’m sure the name Chaim Gartenberg is known to you. He’s been reporting and commenting here for years on everything from the latest AMD Ryzen processors to the new trailer of The Witcher, and has become a familiar sight…