Reading Time: 28 minutes Why the current COVID-19 testing method is wrong, and what we need in its place. And why, if used correctly, the right test could control or even end the pandemic.
Reading Time: 9 minutes A Harvard epidemiologist proposes a coronavirus test that is fast, inexpensive, and could be effective in stopping the pandemic. The only obstacle is getting the FDA to notice.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Trump White House should not take advantage of a pandemic to ram regulations through without public input.
Reading Time: 3 minutes New study says global warming could trigger potentially calamitous increase in arsenic levels while reducing rice crop yields.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Innovative students in Scotland are reviving the ancient natural remedy of chocolate, aiming to ease ailments like fatigue and premenstrual syndrome.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Researchers have identified the body’s white-blood-cell freeway system — which could be harnessed to help cure disease.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A review article in the ‘New England Journal of Medicine’ calls for drastic action to stop climate change-related deaths and an increase in global inequality.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Squeamish readers should probably look away now, as this is a story about tiny robots burrowing into eyeballs.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Seattle has become dangerous this week — along with a lot of the western United States — as smoke particles block out the sun and block up lungs.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Federal funding for contraception is in the crosshairs of Republicans as they push their anti-abortion agenda.