How is it spread? Why’s it called “coronavirus”? Dr. Seema Yasmin answers your burning questions about the pandemic.
Hollywood tells us humans are prone to lose all rationality in a disaster, looting and trampling one another. But that’s not giving our brains any credit.
The country has the second-oldest population on earth, and its young mingle more often with elderly loved ones.
Quarantines can slow the spread of novel bugs like this coronavirus. But there’s a right way to do them—and some very, very wrong ways.
As industries slow and people fly less, emissions are falling. But unless we get serious about restructuring our society, they’ll bounce right back.
Oculudentavis was smaller than the smallest living bird, the bee hummingbird. Tantalizing clues point to it being a diminutive but skillful hunter.
Dr. Seema Yasmin, director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative, shares how to protect yourself and others in this alarming time.
From tiny insects to big ungulates, animals and their choice of chow can make ecosystems less or more prone to go up in flames.
Surgeons use muscle grafts to amplify nerve signals—allowing amputees to control a new prosthetic with incredible precision.
A typical drought is a slow-motion catastrophe. But scientists are trying to figure out a phenomenon called a flash drought, which forms in as little as two weeks.