Health authorities have long favored voluntary isolation, mostly for practical reasons. “If you make people feel as if they will be stigmatized and outcast and scapegoated, they’re not going to […]
Yet health authorities continue to favor voluntary isolation instead of strictly enforced quarantines, saying the virus is not contagious until the person is suffering symptoms and enforced quarantines can do […]
Wendy Parmet, director of the Program on Health Policy and Law at Northeastern University School of Law, in Boston, said that travel bans are appealing because they make people feel […]
Launched on June 1, Mission 31 is a 31-day, privately funded expedition at Florida International University’s Medina Aquarius Reef Base. The habitat lies 63 feet (19 meters) below the surface in […]
For years, scientists and science writers have been sounding loud alarmsabout drug-resistant bacteria that can shrug off our most potent antibiotics. They are hard to kill, and so kill us with greater […]
Rob and Clint are ambitious college students at Northeastern University in Boston and avid climbers, cyclists and outdoorsmen. Not new to the world of adventure travel Clint and Rob set […]
James Monaghan, a biologist at Boston’s Northeastern University, began studying axolotls during a grad school project and stuck with them since. “If they’re paralyzed in the back they can recover the […]
In the 21st century, natural resource battles will be fought not only over oil and water, but over elements with tongue-twisting names like dysprosium, yttrium, and neodymium.