As the novel coronavirus pandemic draws inexorably closer to the 3 million mark, scientists are scrambling to understand the mechanics that drive viral transmission from person to person. Unfortunately, studies have produced […]
If we worry too much about genetic inequality, we risk overlooking all the inequality that is already here. What if Blue Ivy were your very own? Or Suri Cruise? A fetching little […]
Scientists have rubbished claims that the coronavirus is an artificially-created bioweapon cooked up in a shadowy laboratory. A team of researchers including an expert in infectious diseases from Edinburgh University have published a report […]
Second person cured of HIV is still free of active virus two years on…COVID has the game locked now HIV, my bad.
The second person ever to be cured of HIV is still free of active virus more than two years on, a study published by medical journal The Lancet HIV revealed on Tuesday. Two and […]
What it’s REALLY like to catch coronavirus: First British victim, 25, describes how ‘worst disease he ever had’ left him sweating, shivering, and struggling to breathe as his eyes burned and bones ached
Connor Reed, a 25-year-old expat from Llandudno in North Wales, has worked in a school in Wuhan, China, for almost a year. In November he became the first British man to catch the coronavirus. […]
Is Aging a Disease? Whether aging can be cured or not, there are arguments for thinking about it like a disease. But there are major pitfalls, too.
The first depiction of humanity’s obsession with curing death is The Epic of Gilgamesh—which, dating back to at least 1800 B.C., is also one of the first recorded works of literature, period. Centuries […]
COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that began in Wuhan, China, is continuing its spread around the globe, including in the United States, where Florida, New York, and Rhode Island all reported their first cases over […]