The staff writer Adam Harris joins Dr. James Hamblin and Katherine Wells on our daily(-ish) podcast, Social Distance. He talks about the details of the coronavirus stimulus bill just signed by the president and why, despite its unprecedented size, it’s just the start of the government’s plan to fight theContinue Reading

The state hardest hit by the COVID-19 crisis is assembling new squads of technology companies and skilled IT professionals to “accelerate and amplify” its response to the coronavirus outbreak, and ii’s looking for new recruits. * This article was originally published here

Researchers have launched a new database to advance the international research efforts studying COVID-19. The publicly-available, free-to-use resource can be used by researchers from around the world to study how different variations of the virus grow, mutate and make proteins. * This article was originally published here

Individuals with cancer are a unique group of people who are at high risk for becoming seriously ill from infection, including the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. * This article was originally published here

Researchers have discovered in mice what they believe is the first known genetic mutation to improve cognitive flexibility — the ability to adapt to changing situations. * This article was originally published here