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Would everyone wearing face masks help us slow the pandemic?

Saturday March 28th, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Some argue that masking everyone would slow the spread of COVID-19—but the evidence is spotty

Not wearing masks to protect against coronavirus is a ‘big mistake,’ top Chinese scientist says

Friday March 27th, 2020 10:15:00 AM
George Gao, head of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, offers insights from the front

New coronavirus leaves pregnant women with wrenching choices—but little data to guide them

Friday March 27th, 2020 09:45:00 AM
Parents and doctors must decide whether the benefits of breastfeeding outweigh the risks of possible infection

How sick will the coronavirus make you? The answer may be in your genes

Friday March 27th, 2020 07:25:00 AM
Projects drawing on large biobanks and COVID-19 patients aim to find genetic differences that predict who will get seriously ill after an infection

University of Rochester and plaintiffs settle sexual harassment lawsuit for $9.4 million

Friday March 27th, 2020 04:30:00 PM
Accusers alleged retaliation by university in case of linguist Florian Jaeger

Physicists brawl over new dark matter claim

Thursday March 26th, 2020 06:40:00 AM
Observations nix the idea that the elusive substance is made of sterile neutrinos—or do they?

Why some diseases come and go with the seasons, and how to develop smarter, safer chemicals

Thursday March 26th, 2020 06:15:00 AM
On this week’s show: An update on the coronavirus pandemic, understanding why diseases wax and wane with the seasons, and the movement to utilize new tools to test the safety of chemicals

Meet the psychologist exploring unconscious bias—and its tragic consequences for society

Thursday March 26th, 2020 06:00:00 AM
Jennifer Eberhardt’s experiments reveal impact of implicit racial bias, from classroom discipline to police shootings

Ancient warming threw this crucial Atlantic current into chaos. It could happen again

Thursday March 26th, 2020 06:00:00 AM
Sediment core reveals rapid swings in ocean “conveyor belt” that warms Europe

Congress pumps up NSF program to fast-track COVID-19 research

Thursday March 26th, 2020 05:00:00 AM
Stimulus gives National Science Foundation $75 million to expand rarely used RAPID grants

Last updated March 28, 2020