science

Can We Rescue Anti-Vax Victims?

Combatting vaccine hesitancy begins by rooting out disinformation campaigns and understanding how to speak to people who don’t trust science.

‘An Infection Anywhere Is Potentially an Infection Everywhere’: Preparing for the Next Pandemic

Experts are already distilling lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic to inform our response to future outbreaks.

6 Things You Don’t Know About Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

For starters, it was one of four mRNA candidates. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at how Pfizer and BioNTech developed one of the world’s most effective vaccines for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Preprints: How Science Moved So Fast During COVID-19

A quiet revolution in how scientists report their discoveries greased the skids for the super-fast progress we’ve seen in the pandemic.

These Times Demand a Complete Mind

Do we have a complete mind and the mindset to manage through these turbulent times and reimagine the future? The key may be in the STEAM education movement and the importance of the arts.

Science Association Chief Very Worried about COVID’s Impact on Research

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.

How America’s Low Science Literacy Fueled the COVID Crisis

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 Tests Could Release Us from Lockdown (But Don’t Expect Immunity Passports)

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...

The Next ‘Endless Frontier’ of Science Research

Much of the framework for America’s scientific prowess was built on a 75-year-old report. In this piece, an academic outlines some specific things that must be done to strengthen the nation’s place as an innovation...

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