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How an Immunology Blog Became a Covid-19 Guide to Going Out

With lockdowns ending, people have a lot of questions about how to calculate the risks of returning to everyday activities. Erin Bromage has answers.

26 May 2020 5:30 pm
Covid-19 Flares Up in America's Polluted Sacrifice Zones

Researchers find that areas with high levels of airborne dust or toxic chemicals also have more deaths from the coronavirus.

26 May 2020 4:30 pm
Carbon Dioxide Emissions Have Dropped 17 Percent During the Pandemic

Some regions, like the US and the UK, have seen their outputs fall by a third, due in large part to people driving less.

19 May 2020 8:30 pm
Covid Is Accelerating the Rise of Faux Meat

The supply chain for traditional meat is buckling, and plant-based alternatives from companies like Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat are filling the void.

19 May 2020 4:30 pm
The Science of Temperature Is Weirder Than You Think

Getting warm is easylike falling off a bike. So why is it so hard to be cool?

14 May 2020 6:30 pm
A Secret Space Plane is Carrying a Solar Experiment to Orbit

The idea of beaming solar energy to Earth with radio waves is decades old. But this weekend, the technology gets its first test in orbit.

14 May 2020 5:30 pm
Why Has Covid-19 Hit Seniors So Hard?

Its not one thing, its everything. Older people are more likely to catch the disease, to suffer from it more severely, and to have a tougher recovery.

14 May 2020 4:30 pm
Coronavirus Guide: Symptoms, Testing, Treatment, and Economics

Everything we know about Covid-19, from avoiding the virus to caring for your loved ones, with regular updates.

13 May 2020 10:29 pm