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You don’t need to worry about spreading the coronavirus with cash

Marilyn Roberts, University of Washington Some people worry that cash may be spreading the coronavirus. Earlier this year, both China and South Korea began sterilizing their...

Vodka won’t protect you from coronavirus, and 4 other things to...

Jeffrey Gardner, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Editor’s note: As concern about coronavirus grows, hand sanitizer is in high demand. Biologist Jeffrey Gardner explains why...

Why does Swiss cheese have holes?

Stephanie Clark, Iowa State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to...

Natural supplements can be dangerously contaminated, or not even have the...

C. Michael White, University of Connecticut More than two-thirds of Americans take dietary supplements. The vast majority of consumers – 84% – are confident the...

Curious Kids: Why do feet stink by the end of the...

Bill Sullivan, Indiana University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer,...

The womb isn’t sterile – healthy babies are born with bacteria...

Kent Willis, University of Tennessee For the last hundred years, scientists have believed that humans develop in a womb that remains sterile and completely isolated...

An artist’s journey into the science of sweat

Paul Vanouse, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York During steamy days, a body’s physiological response may cause you to wrinkle your nose:...

Home birth may start babies off with health-promoting microbes

Joan Combellick, Yale University For all of human history, babies have been born where their mothers lived – whether in a house, hut or cave....

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