A quiet revolution in how scientists report their discoveries greased the skids for the super-fast progress we’ve seen in the pandemic.
The president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science says the pandemic’s toll on non-COVID science is ‘a huge hit.’. Many research studies shut down midway, possibly turning results into a total loss.
Americans have an uneasy relationship with science, and it’s influenced our sorry response to the COVID-19 pandemic. What could we do to improve the situation?
Antibody testing for COVID-19 is touted as the path to pulling countries out of lockdown, but results so far have been unreliable. A public health expert explains how we can improve test accuracy, how tests...
Genomic analysis may still be thought cutting-edge by most people and doctors. But scientists have moved beyond querying DNA to understand a range of new health data about us.
Around the world, leading scientific organizations are moving quickly to implement new guidelines to govern the use of gene editing.