Infectious/emerging diseases

In this episode of Inside Science Conversations, Phil Skiba discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected athletes and front-line workers.
Chris Gorski, Editor
A new study points to a particular antibody "signature" to predict the likelihood of lingering COVID-19 symptoms.
Brian Owens, Contributor
Study suggests the dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as MRSA first evolved naturally.
Brian Owens, Contributor
A particle accelerator-powered imaging tool has opened new windows into human anatomy.
Haley Weiss, Staff Writer
While martinis probably aren't more protective than good travel habits, researchers can't explain the superspy's luck.
Haley Weiss, Staff Writer
Fallen vaccination rates pose a threat to this vulnerable population.
Karen Kwon, Contributor
The COVID-19 pandemic might have just been a trial run for the next virus threat.
Inside Science Contributor
Wearing masks for more than a year could have been a key factor in why many states can now lift mask wearing restrictions.
Inside Science Contributor
Cells exposed to an inflammatory signaling molecule are quicker to commit suicide -- but speed can lead to mistakes.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
High-speed camera footage shows how the COVID-19 virus spreads through speech.
Inside Science Contributor
This month in pictures
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
Reductions in hunting due to COVID-19 restrictions may have led to less stress and better feeding opportunities for already thriving northern birds.
Joshua Learn, Contributor