All the Ways to Kill a Coronavirus (So Far)

All the Ways to Kill a Coronavirus (So Far)

The race is on to find a cure for Covid-19. Researchers are testing new vaccines, resurrecting old drugs, and repurposing treatments originally developed for other diseases. Things are moving fast; by the time you read this, the situation may have changed (for the better, we hope). So how are scientists thinking they’ll fend off this…

This Hungry Little Beetle Could Help Ease Seasonal Allergies

This Hungry Little Beetle Could Help Ease Seasonal Allergies

Scientists call it Ambrosia artemisiifolia, but you can call it the bane of your existence. Otherwise known as the common ragweed, this plant releases potent pollen in August and September, spreading hay fever—the sneezing, the mucus, the itchy eyes—throughout the land. Native to the Americas, the common ragweed has been unintentionally introduced all over the…