The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, seems to mutate its genes four times slower than seasonal flu, which is good news for the potential of a successful vaccine.
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An emergency and critical care physician gives a dispatch from the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.
Traveling is risky during the coronavirus outbreak. Places like airports, bus stops and gas stations are especially dangerous for COVID-19.
Treatment for COVID-19, caused by the new coronavirus, might already exist, and researchers are on the hunt to find them.
A childhood anxiety scholar discusses ways for parents to help their kids cope during the coronavirus pandemic.
From giving baby bottles and extra wash to stocking up on supplies, here are tip to keep your baby healthy and safe from COVID-19.
The recent global spread of a deadly coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, has led world leaders to invoke an ancient tradition to control the spread of illness: quarantine.
A biologists explains how deadly the coronavirus is and how the virus compares with the deadly SARS outbreak.
One of the dangers of the novel coronavirus is that there is no treatment -- and no vaccine. Researchers are working on one, but will it be in time to help with the current outbreak?
Astronomers observe a rare event, as a star engulfs matter and emits a heatwave blast, something called an accretion burst event.
Two centuries after it was first sighted by Russian explorers, Antarctica is a key site for studying the future of Earth's climate – and for global scientific cooperation.
Why isn't there an endless variety of planets in the universe? An astrophysicist explains why planets only come in two flavors.
Conclusions about the effects of digital media, or "screen time," are often incomplete, irrelevant or wrong, scientists say.
Multiple strong and damaging earthquakes are wreaking havoc on Puerto Rico. And geoscientists forecast dozens more strong aftershocks are likely in the area.
Scientists have discovered what may be TESS' first known Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a nearby star, meaning liquid water could exist on the surface of this terrestrial planet.
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