Different species are helping answer different questions about COVID-19 in humans in order to develop vaccines and treatments
Studies of social networks show that opposition to vaccines is small but far-reaching—and growing
The ways governments choose to bolster foundering economies could impact greenhouse gas emissions
Toxic airborne particles can travel from lungs and nose to the brain, and exposure is linked to memory loss
According to terror management theory, people can have surprising reactions
Platforms that enable nuanced forms of crowdsourcing are opening a new era in epidemiological forecasting
Pooling diagnostic samples, and using a little math, lets more people get tested with fewer assays
Dehydrated blood that could be kept at room temperature for years may be possible thanks to a sugar used to preserve donuts—and made by tardigrades and brine shrimp so they can dry out and spring back with water...
Researchers are still trying to understand what the deal is with kids and COVID-19
Coming out of lockdown, the country is relying on thousands of local case trackers and on software, once used to protect rhinoceroses, for disease surveillance
The virus that causes COVID-19 can persist in aerosol form, some studies suggest. But the potential for transmission depends on many factors, including infectiousness, dose and ventilation...
Computer models could warn of upcoming surges, allowing public health officials to take early preventive action
They have slowed for now. But as we begin to emerge from our homes, we need to brace for a resurgence
Research begins to pick apart the mechanisms behind a deadly COVID-19 complication
A weight-lifting guru, author and podcaster calls the U.S. response to the pandemic an “exercise in hysteria" that might do more harm than good...
Pandemic news highlights of the week
Events with extreme temperatures and humidity are occurring twice as often now as they were 40 years ago
Antigen-based assays could be used in the home, but critics say their error rates are still an issue
Its sting is excruciating to people, but it is a bigger threat to honeybees vital for agriculture
In their own voices, health care workers from across the country reflect on coping with the pandemic