Reading in the news - Tue 5 May05 May 2020
<!--[if !supportLists]-->- <!--[endif]-->Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) spoke to TALKradio about testing and the development of a vaccine for the coronavirus. He is quoted by the Guardian, Independent, MSN News and a Daily Mirror medical column on facemasks; and Newsweek, Mail Online, the Express and Tech Times on potential treatments.
<!--[if !supportLists]-->- <!--[endif]-->Dr Shovonlal Roy (GES) is quoted by the Daily Mail on the pros and cons of a herd immunity approach.
- Professor Giles Harrison (Meteorology) is quoted by EOS, a publication by the journal AGU, on the history of measuring the electric charge that surrounds the Earth.
- Dr Monika Parkinson (Psychology) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire and The Breeze FM about a new course helping young people with their mental health during lockdown. Read our news story.
- A repeat of Food Unwrapped on More4 featured Dr Ben Neuman (formerly Biological Sciences) and Dr Alistair Culham (Biological Sciences) looking at the antiviral properties of bananas.