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Iceland’s Coronavirus Tes Has Skeptics, but It May Be Working

Apr 9, 2020 • 2:17 PM ET Science The New York Times  

Critics say the Nordic island country should also have closed all of its schools and stopped tourism. But the government says it believes that new …

Early String Ties Us to Neanderthals

Apr 9, 2020 • 11:00 AM ET Science The New York Times  

A 50,000-year-old fragment of cord hints at the cognitive abilities of our ancient hominid …

Cautious optimism in San Francisco over coronavirus, but mayor calls for sacrifice

Apr 9, 2020 • 10:48 AM ET Science Los Angeles Times  

San Francisco has emerged something of a bright spot in California's battle against COVID-19, but it's too early to relax, officials say. …

California's coronavirus curve: Fewer deaths but a long stay-at-home period, experts say

Apr 9, 2020 • 8:00 AM ET Science Los Angeles Times  

California coronavirus curve: Fewer deaths, long quarantine …

Race for vaccine intensifies as coronavirus hits Asia with a second wave of outbreaks

Apr 9, 2020 • 8:00 AM ET Science Los Angeles Times  

As researchers race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, the potential for the coronavirus to perpetually rebound has ramped up the urgency in finding …

C.D.C. Releases Early Demographic Snapshot of Worst Coronavirus Cases

Apr 8, 2020 • 9:12 PM ET Science The New York Times  

The agency’s study of hospitalizations for Covid-19 in March shows heightened numbers for those with underlying conditions, men and …

With ventilators in short supply, here are some alternatives

Apr 8, 2020 • 4:21 PM ET Science Los Angeles Times  

With mechanical ventilators in short supply, doctors are scrambling to find alternatives for patients fighting the coronavirus. Here are some of …

Coronavirus Turns Urban Life’s Roar to Whisper on World’s Seismographs

Apr 8, 2020 • 3:17 PM ET Science The New York Times  

Geoscientists are getting a clearer picture of what’s going on beneath our feet as lockdowns keep many of us at …

How Doctors Are Treating Covid-19 Patients

Apr 8, 2020 • 12:36 PM ET Science The New York Times  

We want to hear from the doctors, nurses and health care workers risking their lives to save us from the coronavirus pandemic. What makes you do what …

Coronavirus or not, the party must go on

Apr 8, 2020 • 11:54 AM ET Science Los Angeles Times  

Social and physical distancing have restricted normal gatherings. But here are a few workarounds. …

California won't be lifting coronavirus stay-at-home rules anytime soon. Here's why

Apr 8, 2020 • 10:47 AM ET Science Los Angeles Times  

The public should realize that COVID-19 cases are likely to rise when stay-at-home orders are eased, officials said. …

Trump Slammed the W.H.O. Over Coronavirus. He’s Not Alone.

Apr 8, 2020 • 7:34 AM ET Science The New York Times  

Critics say the World Health Organization was too trusting of China and did not push it on its early missteps. But supporters say the agency’s powers …

NASA’s ‘Worm’ Logo Will Return to Space

Apr 8, 2020 • 5:00 AM ET Science The New York Times  

The new old logo, dropped in the 1990s in favor of a more vintage brand, will adorn a SpaceX rocket that is to carry astronauts to the space station …

Denim, as a Crime-Solving Tool, Has Holes

Apr 8, 2020 • 5:00 AM ET Science The New York Times  

A forensic technique that involves matching patterns on bluejeans is highly inaccurate, a new study …

China’s Coronavirus Battle Is Waning. Its Propaganda Fight Is Not.

Apr 8, 2020 • 4:28 AM ET Science The New York Times  

After the pandemic subsides, whether Beijing is praised or pilloried could determine the fate of its ambitions for global …

Robert Barth, a Pioneer of Deep-Sea Diving, Dies at 89

Apr 7, 2020 • 3:00 PM ET Science The New York Times  

Mr. Barth was the sole “aquanaut” to play a major role in all four stages of the Navy’s landmark program to open the depths to long-term …

Stay out! 10 images of caution tape in places you wouldn't expect to see it

Apr 7, 2020 • 12:31 PM ET Science Los Angeles Times  

It's our visual prompt to stay away, but stay-at-home orders have given new purpose to caution tape. …

Blowtorch of the Gods Captured by Black Hole Image Makers

Apr 7, 2020 • 11:42 AM ET Science The New York Times  

Astronomers have given us a look into the engine compartment of a …

It Came From Outside Our Solar System and Now It’s Breaking Up

Apr 7, 2020 • 9:54 AM ET Science The New York Times  

Comet Borisov, only the second interstellar object spotted by astronomers, shed at least one big chunk as it rounded our …

Southern California outpacing Bay Area in new coronavirus cases. So where's the peak?

Apr 7, 2020 • 8:00 AM ET Science Los Angeles Times  

As Bay Area coronavirus infection rate eases, the focus turns to Southern California, especially L.A. County, with 6,000 cases and rising: a good …