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FEATURE

Can science prevent a pandemic?

While Covid-19 rages on, scientists scramble to prevent the next global pandemic.

Climate Crisis

Extreme heat linked to harassment at work, study reveals

Climate change has serious effects on human behavior with implications for workplace interactions and productivity.

Pet Science

Can my pet get monkeypox? Here's what veterinarians say

Monkeypox is serious business, but right now the risk to pets is very low.

Reel Science

Netflix’s Sandman portrays a very real sleeping illness — but does it get it right?

Here’s what the experts have to say about the mysterious illness from The Sandman — and whether it’s true to real life.

Longevity hacks

This indispensable habit reduces your risk of getting Covid-19

Surprise — an exercise habit protects us against the novel pathogen.

That's Not Good

Billions of people may face “unprecedented” and deadly heat within 78 years

At our current rates of global warming, dangerous heat will become a near-daily routine for billions of people.

Feature

Wastewater can track viruses like Covid-19 — can it do the same for superbugs?

A pandemic program could help reveal the true threat of antibiotic resistance to public health.

Mind and Body

Sunscreen is crucial for public health — it must be safe for the environment, too

The question of whether UV filters pose harm to the environment while helping to reduce skin damage and prevent skin cancer is a conundrum.

Mind and Body

Wastewater surveillance helped us track Covid-19. Can it work for monkeypox?

A wastewater monitoring plan for the virus is now being put together.

revive

Ground-breaking technology restores dead organs back to a life-like state

This is the first time anyone has been able to restore organs in a body all at once.

Disaster 101

Blackouts are likely this summer — here’s how to prepare

There are steps you can take to prepare yourself, and your home, for these times.

Covid-19

BA.5 Covid-19 infections: What it means for the pandemic and booster shots

The new subvariant is responsible for a massive wave of infections.

Another scorcher!

Summer really is getting hotter — how to prepare and stay cool

Heat waves can be deadly — don't be caught off-guard. Here are a few simple ways you can prepare.

Heart to heart

A shockingly low percentage of American adults have optimal heart health

An analysis of 20 years of health data illuminates a steep decline.

Mind and Body

Monkeypox: 4 charts predict how the outbreak will end

Opinion: What we know about the history of other infectious diseases makes it possible to analyze likely future scenarios.

Climate Crisis

Climate change and air pollution are wrecking children’s health, a landmark review reveals

The research leaves no doubt about the devastating threat of climate change and air pollution to children.

FEATURE

Can science prevent a pandemic?

While Covid-19 rages on, scientists scramble to prevent the next global pandemic.

Climate Crisis

Extreme heat linked to harassment at work, study reveals

Climate change has serious effects on human behavior with implications for workplace interactions and productivity.

Pet Science

Can my pet get monkeypox? Here's what veterinarians say

Monkeypox is serious business, but right now the risk to pets is very low.

Reel Science

Netflix’s Sandman portrays a very real sleeping illness — but does it get it right?

Here’s what the experts have to say about the mysterious illness from The Sandman — and whether it’s true to real life.

Longevity hacks

This indispensable habit reduces your risk of getting Covid-19

Surprise — an exercise habit protects us against the novel pathogen.

That's Not Good

Billions of people may face “unprecedented” and deadly heat within 78 years

At our current rates of global warming, dangerous heat will become a near-daily routine for billions of people.

Feature

Wastewater can track viruses like Covid-19 — can it do the same for superbugs?

A pandemic program could help reveal the true threat of antibiotic resistance to public health.

Mind and Body

Sunscreen is crucial for public health — it must be safe for the environment, too

The question of whether UV filters pose harm to the environment while helping to reduce skin damage and prevent skin cancer is a conundrum.

Mind and Body

Wastewater surveillance helped us track Covid-19. Can it work for monkeypox?

A wastewater monitoring plan for the virus is now being put together.

revive

Ground-breaking technology restores dead organs back to a life-like state

This is the first time anyone has been able to restore organs in a body all at once.

Disaster 101

Blackouts are likely this summer — here’s how to prepare

There are steps you can take to prepare yourself, and your home, for these times.

Covid-19

BA.5 Covid-19 infections: What it means for the pandemic and booster shots

The new subvariant is responsible for a massive wave of infections.

Another scorcher!

Summer really is getting hotter — how to prepare and stay cool

Heat waves can be deadly — don't be caught off-guard. Here are a few simple ways you can prepare.

Heart to heart

A shockingly low percentage of American adults have optimal heart health

An analysis of 20 years of health data illuminates a steep decline.

Mind and Body

Monkeypox: 4 charts predict how the outbreak will end

Opinion: What we know about the history of other infectious diseases makes it possible to analyze likely future scenarios.

Climate Crisis

Climate change and air pollution are wrecking children’s health, a landmark review reveals

The research leaves no doubt about the devastating threat of climate change and air pollution to children.