COVID-19 may be just the beginning of mass pandemics
There is no universal protocol to eradicate the coronavirus, and cleaning means different things to businesses and consumers
Social distancing imposes hardships, but it can save many millions of lives
Both are existential challenges—and a president who belittles and neglects science has made them both tougher to address
Though few studies have investigated the connection specifically, cigarette smoke and vaping aerosol are linked to lung inflammation and lowered immune function
Judy Moskowitz, a professor of medical social sciences at Northwestern University, talks about ways to cope during this time of missing out on our usual diet of social interactions.
The new climate rules come as the airline industry is reeling from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic
Health care providers need a well-organized response grounded in science and ethics as the U.S. responds to the pandemic
It’s not as crazy as it might sound
Scientific American contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs reports from the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak: Kirkland, Wash. In this installment of our ongoing series, he talks with researchers about the efforts to create vaccines and treatments and the challenges the outbreak poses to cancer patients and others who are immunocompromised...
The outbreak could also complicate the rollout of an airline emissions trading program
What do we gain and what do we lose when classrooms go virtual?
Here’s advice for preserving your mental health while avoiding physical proximity
A molecular biologist explains how the kits function, and why the U.S. has faced problems
Curtailed travel could temporarily lower emissions, but increased home energy use might offset that
In a big break from protocol, scientists are not waiting to see how well it works in animals first
A team member slated to join the ship frozen into the sea ice has tested positive for the virus
Wuhan-based virologist Shi Zhengli has identified dozens of deadly SARS-like viruses in bat caves, and she warns there are more out there
The virus will likely spread to all countries on the globe, but actions can still limit its impact
Seattle’s outbreak shows the challenges unhoused communities could face throughout the U.S.