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Labs are experimenting with new – but unproven – methods to...

Jean Peccoud, Colorado State University The coronavirus has ground social, economic and educational exchanges to a halt around the world. For now, public health officials...

It’s wrong to blame bats for the coronavirus epidemic

Peter Alagona, University of California, Santa Barbara Genomic research showing that the COVID-19 coronavirus likely originated in bats has produced heavy media coverage and widespread...

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...

Do I have to wear a jacket when it’s cold outside?

Carolyn Kaloostian, University of Southern California Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

What are viruses anyway, and why do they make us so...

Marilyn J. Roossinck, Pennsylvania State University Editor’s Note: You may sometimes have felt like you “have come down with a virus,” meaning that you became...

What is a super spreader? An infectious disease expert explains

Elizabeth McGraw, Pennsylvania State University As the emerging Wuhan coronavirus outbreak dominates the daily news, you might be wondering just how the pathogen is working...

Snakes could be the original source of the new coronavirus outbreak...

Haitao Guo, University of Pittsburgh; Guangxiang “George” Luo, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Shou-Jiang Gao, University of Pittsburgh Snakes – the Chinese krait and...

Your blood type may influence your vulnerability to norovirus, the winter...

Patricia L. Foster, Indiana University In the last few months, schools all over the country have closed because of outbreaks of norovirus. Also known as...

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She phubbs me, she phubbs me not: Smartphones could be ruining...

James A. Roberts, Baylor University The majority of our relationships are in shambles. The U.S. divorce rate hovers at 40 percent, but that’s not the...