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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...

Buildings have their own microbiomes – we’re striving to make them...

Kevin Van den Wymelenberg, University of Oregon; Leslie Dietz, University of Oregon, and Mark Fretz, University of Oregon Architects and building engineers strive to create...

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...

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,...

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....

Bacteria live on our eyeballs — and understanding their role could...

Tony St. Leger, University of Pittsburgh You may be familiar with the idea that your gut and skin are home to a collection of microbes...

Microbes that live in fishes’ slimy mucus coating could lead chemists...

Sandra Loesgen, Oregon State University One day in the future, you may take a pill to treat an illness – and owe your recovery to...

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How does a US president settle on his science policy?

Kelly Sims Gallagher, Tufts University One of the president’s most important responsibilities is fostering science, technology and innovation in the U.S. economy. The relationship between...