Vaccines have successfully curtailed viral diseases for decades. But as COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy shows, mistrust and misinformation continue to put lives at risk.
Research shows that writing can improve our mental health and boost self-awareness. Learn more about how this works, and get started with some writing prompts.
If shipping were a country, it would rank between Japan and Germany as the sixth-largest contributor to global carbon dioxide emissions. These innovations can help.
While the pandemic forced us to mask up, it seems that we’ll keep wearing them as we’ve noticed that we’ve been less ill of late. Funny, that.
As the US vaccinates millions every day, the novel coronavirus works to survive, by mutating. So far, several variants are worrisome. A virologist explains what they are.
Americans were tired of social distancing and mask-wearing. At the first hint the virus was receding, people pushed to get life back to normal. Unfortunately, another surge of the disease followed.
Crowd size matters. When football games had thousands of fans in attendance, COVID-19 case numbers tended to spike within three weeks.
Parents and teachers want to know whether kids will be vaccinated against COVID-19 in time for the fall school semester. Dr. James Wood explains what doctors know today.
2020 was the hottest year ever, mathematically eclipsing the previous record. Which was in 2016. It’s almost as if the climate is changing.