A reduction in seismic noise because of changes in human activity is a boon for geoscientists
Space agencies must balance keeping staff safe and meeting launch deadlines
Ambulatory surgery centers, normally restricted to day use, can now take noninfected patients from hospitals
Such data offer valuable information and could help track the novel coronavirus—but they risk errors and raise privacy concerns
Getting people to comply with social distancing policies is basically an exercise in marketing
It worked for Shakespeare and Isaac Newton during plagues, but let’s not put more pressure on ourselves than we already have
Despite privacy concerns, “contact tracing” using GPS data may be our best bet to contain this large and fast-growing pandemic...
The reason is a phenomenon called “solution aversion”
The potential power of 21st-century vaccines
Human health is obviously crucial, but epidemiological models should not ignore economic and ethical considerations
In mice, these white blood cells tamp down inflammation in the lungs
Though urban living has a smaller carbon footprint, it can make social distancing more difficult
The pandemic is leading to an outbreak of age discrimination
The author of book on the 2009 flu outbreak explains how a lack of effective tests crippled U.S. attempts to contain the coronavirus...
Turning from bedbugs and carpet-eating moths to COVID-19, an industrial cleaner joins the coronavirus fight...
As the Covid-19 pandemic overwhelms hospitals and shuts down American cities, it has also placed new demands on janitors and specialized cleaners. In New York City, it's Reuven Noyman's job to clean up after the coronavirus...
Research suggests a powerful way to get out the vote without having to canvas in person
PCR-based tests are being rolled out in hospitals nationwide, and the Food and Drug Administration is fast-tracking novel approaches as well
Five questions are answered about a promising yet problematic and unproved use for an antimalarial drug
By entering your health status, even if you’re feeling fine, at the Web site COVID Near You, you can help researchers develop a nationwide look at where hotspots of coronavirus are occurring...