Quarantine rule breakers in 17th-century Italy partied all night – and some clergy condemned the feasting
17th-century outbreaks of plague in Italy reveal both tensions between religious and public health authorities.
The U.S., China, and Russia are in a "vaccine race" that treats a global challenge like a winner-take-all game.
If you want flexibility, transparency, and decent health policies, it seems like working in tech pays off.
The 'Charleston Loophole' has likely allowed thousands of guns to end up in the hands of people who would have failed a federal background check.
The survey, performed by Morning Consult and commissioned by Amazon, found a majority of those job seekers want to move into new industries to stay relevant.
Why a survey claims Boomers demonstrate more knowledge and safer behavior.
The images were published in the New England Journal of Medicine and show how prolific coronavirus can become in a mere four days.
‘Morality pills’ may be the US’s best shot at ending the coronavirus pandemic, according to one ethicist
COVID-19 is a tragedy of the commons.
Some people choose alternatives to masks for comfort. A study shows the difference in effectiveness.
More people are looking up panic and anxiety attacks in quarantine.
On the list of animals at risk are several endangered species.
The patient's second infection was asymptomatic, suggesting that subsequent infections may be milder.
Not long after the COVID-19 pandemic caused colleges to start teaching remotely, students balked at the idea of paying full tuition for online learning. It’s not hard to understand why. […]
One reason to suspect you have COVID-19 may be the order in which the symptoms appear.
The immune system seems able to "remember" the coronavirus, and therefore able to prevent — or minimize the severity of — reinfection.
Pandemic rumors and information overload make separating fact from fancy difficult, putting people's health and lives at risk.
A study published Friday tested how well 14 commonly available face masks blocked the emission of respiratory droplets as people were speaking.
President Vladimir Putin announces approval of Russia's coronavirus vaccine but scientists warn it may be unsafe.
In a recent study, researchers examined how Christian nationalism is affecting the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apparently the Catholic Church is a small business.
The planet is making a lot less noise during lockdown.
A new study explores how wearing a face mask affects the error rates of popular facial recognition algorithms.
Here's how the world's technology conversations are changing.
The sun is setting on unsustainable long-haul, short-stay tourism — regional travel bubbles are the future
The trans-Tasman and Pacific bubbles will likely be among the first safe international travel zones in the world.
Doctors may be missing fatal illnesses because medical textbooks are biased toward white skin.