How Cuba Developed Five COVID-19 Vaccines
The country’s robust biotech industry has long been on the leading edge of vaccinations.
Fish Make More Noise Than You Think
Far from being silent, many fishes either have been observed to make sounds, or have the capability to do so.
New COVID-19 Antiviral Pills: How Do They Work?
Two new antiviral drugs have joined remdesivir as treatments for people with COVID-19. How they work, and why they’re complicated.
Eating Meat May Not Have Spurred Human Evolution
New research suggests early human evolution may not have been driven by eating more meat, questioning a prominent theory.
How Long Will California’s Butterfly Boom Last?
Western monarch populations have rebounded exponentially from a terrifyingly low 2,000 in 2020. But will the good times last?
Why Should You Donate Your Brain To Science?
Despite advances in non-invasive imaging, brain donations are still the gold standard in neuroscience research.
Space-X Booster To Hit The Moon, After Years Of Hurtling Through Space
This may be the first time space junk will collide with the moon.
Beware Of Fake Pop-Up COVID Sites
A regulation loophole allows pop-up testing sites to proliferate with little regulation and oversight.
Read ‘The Sirens Of Mars’ With The SciFri Book Club
Sarah Stewart Johnson explores humanity’s fascination with the Red Planet in ‘The Sirens of Mars.’ We’ll read it together this spring.
The Importance Of Gathering Samples From Mars Before Humans Arrive
Scientist Sarah Stewart Johnson makes the case for why we should do as much science as we can on Mars—before humans step foot on the planet.