Coronavirus Live Updates Coronavirus Live Updates

Dr. Deborah L. Birx said the U.S. had entered a “new phase” in the fight against the virus, and urged people to consider wearing masks at home. With a focus on the coronavirus, other deadly diseases are making a comeback.

August 3, 2020, 15:14
There Are Two Ways Out of a Frog. This Beetle Chose the Back Door. There Are Two Ways Out of a Frog. This Beetle Chose the Back Door.

A researcher fed beetles to frogs. The encounter did not end as expected.

August 3, 2020, 17:00
Dementia on the Retreat in the U.S. and Europe Dementia on the Retreat in the U.S. and Europe

Rates of dementia have steadily fallen over the past 25 years, a new study finds. But the disease is increasingly common in some parts of the world.

August 3, 2020, 22:25
Clare Crawley Replaced Mid-Season on 'Bachelorette' by Tayshia Adams Clare Crawley Replaced Mid-Season on 'Bachelorette' by Tayshia Adams

Clare Crawley's journey on "The Bachelorette" is a short one, it turns out, and now her replacement, Tayshia Adams, will be the 2nd black leading woman on the show. TMZ has confirmed the 39-year-old 'Bachelorette' (who was getting a second shot at…

August 3, 2020, 23:17
When Covid Subsided, Israel Reopened Its Schools. It Didn’t Go Well. When Covid Subsided, Israel Reopened Its Schools. It Didn’t Go Well.

As countries consider back-to-school strategies for the fall, a coronavirus outbreak at a Jerusalem high school offers a cautionary tale.

August 4, 2020, 9:09
How Hot is Too Hot? How Hot is Too Hot?

The human body can survive at surprisingly high temperatures, so long as you’re prepared to sweat.

August 4, 2020, 8:30
How to Think Like an Epidemiologist How to Think Like an Epidemiologist

Don’t worry, a little Bayesian analysis won’t hurt you.

August 4, 2020, 8:30
A Viral Epidemic Splintering Into Deadly Pieces A Viral Epidemic Splintering Into Deadly Pieces

There’s not just one coronavirus outbreak in the United States. Now there are many, each requiring its own mix of solutions.

August 3, 2020, 22:09
Coronavirus Live Updates: Fight Over Aid Package Drags On Coronavirus Live Updates: Fight Over Aid Package Drags On

Tens of millions of Americans have lost crucial jobless benefits, and lawmakers still can’t seem to agree on a relief measure. Israel’s troubled school reopenings could be a lesson for the U.S.

August 4, 2020, 15:34
Whence Came Stonehenge’s Stones? Now We Know Whence Came Stonehenge’s Stones? Now We Know

Last year archaeologists pinpointed the origin of many of the ancient monument’s massive stones. A new study identifies the source of the rest.

August 4, 2020, 12:59