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How better ventilation can fight the spread of COVID in your home
If you're living with someone who has the virus, better ventilation and other tips will help you avoid the spread.
Can we decarbonize surgical healthcare?
Climate change is a health problem—and it's time for healthcare to change too.
Children 5 to 11 can now get COVID boosters
Vaccines for kids under 5 remain unapproved.
You can, and should, order more free COVID tests from the US government
Every US household can now request eight rapid antigen tests.
What the FDA is doing about the US baby formula shortage
The FDA will work with the largest US baby formula maker to reopen a key facility.
How to tell if your makeup, shampoo, or sunscreen has gone bad
Some old cosmetics are surprisingly risky, while others you can hang onto for years.
Helen Thompson Woolley showed biology does not define gender
Woolley was one of the first to challenge stereotypes of what men and women were capable of.
From the archives: When food allergies were ‘strange pranks’ for scientists to decipher
A November 1936 Popular Science article presented the available data on food allergies, albeit limited.
We’ve lost more than 1 million Americans to COVID
The global COVID death toll has probably passed 15 million too.
Researchers just woke up the eyeballs of dead donors and that’s good, actually
This research could pave the way for new therapies to treat vision loss.