People who have recovered from the disease have antibodies that might help those still suffering from it.
Samoa’s population of “little dodos” is dwindling down to nothing, but the appetites of wealthy people keep putting these rare birds at risk.
Astronauts have given us some useful tips for surviving isolation, but we’ll need more to weather a pandemic.
“Seeing people one step away from dying kills a little part of you.”
Space missions around the world are on hold—a poignant reminder of how COVID-19 has upended civilization.
If they run out of space, where will all the sick people go?
Conservationists want to protect an elusive animal’s habitat. Snowmobilers want to preserve a cherished pastime.
There are advantages to having biotech executives as neighbors.
Earth has lost its mini-moon.
We’ve known about SARS-CoV-2 for only three months, but scientists can make some educated guesses about where it came from and why it’s behaving in such an extreme way.
To make room for coronavirus patients, hospitals are delaying procedures that would make major differences in people’s lives.
It’s a 75-year-old technology. Maybe we should rethink it.
How not fitting in can lead to creative thinking
The country is not aiming for 60 percent of the populace to get COVID-19, but you’d be forgiven for thinking so based on how badly the actual plan has been explained.
Scientists have struggled to develop new antibiotics. Enter: the machines.
As public-health experts urge Americans to stay away from one another, video tech seems poised to take on a new cultural significance.
In many states, testing rules are so strict that doctors may not notice a community outbreak until it’s too late.
Giraffes may be omnipresent in popular culture, but they’re disappearing in real life.
The planet’s tallest animal is in far greater danger than people might think.
Earth was once the only world known to have volcanoes, but they’re all over the place, spouting lava and icy plumes.
One brief encounter with a big cat motivated a search for others.
Why is it so, so hard to stop touching your face?