Volume 580 Issue 7802


Stop the coronavirus stigma now p.165

The pandemic is fuelling deplorable racism and discrimination, especially against Asian people. Education and research will also pay the price.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-01009-0


News Features

News & Views

How stress can cause a fever p.189

Psychological stress can trigger physiological responses, including an increase in body temperature. A neural circuit that underlies this stress-induced heat response has been identified.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-00873-0

AI tracks a beating heart’s function over time p.192

Clinicians use ultrasound videos of heartbeats to assess subtle changes in the heart’s pumping function. A method that uses artificial intelligence might simplify these complex assessments when heartbeats are out of rhythm.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-00819-6