The rise and fall of an "open-source" Covid-19 test
Donovanosis: Is there really a “flesh-eating” STI on the loose?
How a viral virus video spread fake health information.
Swollen balls and impotency: Fact-checking Covid-19 vaccine claims
There’s no evidence “that any of the Covid-19 vaccines available in the U.S. negatively impact male fertility.”
Delta-8-THC: The rise and fall of a cannabis "Wild West"
Delta-8 exploded in popularity in 2020, but much of what's on the market could be unregulated or unsafe.
How giant bullet chess accidentally made chess sporty
What an ancient burial taught scientists about humanity
“You could literally spend decades excavating this cave and make new discoveries.”
How the Star Wars fandom turned an iconic weapon into competitive sport
These athletes use lightsabers — only you can't call them that.
The high stakes fantasy (and reality) of loving a digital nomad
A life of remote work can be a relationship pressure cooker. It can also deliver a soulmate.
Why an unexpected team is giving a famous work of art a necessary makeover
“It reflects the kind of collaboration and cooperation we'll all ultimately need.”
How geeky charm turned a WWII maneuver into a competitive sport
Where am I? Which direction is the transmitter? Hopefully I don’t get lost.
Human evolution theory debunked by ancient crystals and eggshells
A new study challenges a dominant view about ancient Homo sapiens.
What did dinosaurs look like? An unlikely team is debunking old beliefs
“We all were really just astounded by how lifelike it was.”
Scientists discover the mysterious cause of mass bald eagle deaths
Scientists discovered a deadly three-part process, involving invasive plants, abundant bacteria, and chemicals in the environment, killed bald eagles.
The GameStop short squeeze hatched a new kind of YouTuber: the stonks streamer
To the moon 🚀
One team is redefining how the world measures happiness, for the better
If we want to “build back happier,” we’ll have to know where to look.
This ancient brain hack could change your life for the better
It's time to build a 'memory palace.'
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine: Scientific answers to 4 essential questions
What you need to know about effectiveness, availability, and more.
A circus act turned extraordinary sport is making its case for the Olympics
“Things are about to get real.”
How volcano scientists are uniting to know more sooner
This time around, we might actually see it coming.
What the new variants mean for the future of Covid-19 vaccines
"I think this is one of the biggest advantages of the messenger RNA technology."