HIV/AIDS Research: 25 Years Later
Twenty-five years after the discovery of the HIV virus, progress has been made in basic research, clinical treatment, and public health prevention. OnQ’s Michael Bartley takes a look into the early days of this worldwide epidemic, and at a new therapeutic vaccine that is showing signs of being a potential cure.
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There's a fence on the Carnegie Mellon University campus that is painted over by students nearly every day of the semester. OnQ explores how the tradition began, and talks with students who explain why the fence has been a place for them to advertise and express themselves for nearly nine decades.
Some of the greatest American inventions are coming out of a Pittsburgh company called Davison Inventegration. OnQ contributors Dave & Dave explore one of its coolest creations: InventionLand!
OnQ kicks off our week-long series focusing on disparities in health care and medical access for various groups based on their race, sexual orientation, gender, economic status, among other categories.
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World War II veteran Clarence "Code" Gomberg hasn't forgotten his fallen comrades and still leads the charge to place flags on veterans' graves during memorial holidays. But with fewer flag volunteers turning out each year, Gomberg wondered "Who will put a flag on my grave?" The response was immediate and heartwarming.