An argument for humility in the face of pandemic forecasting unknown unknowns
"Economists are accustomed to thinking about tradeoffs," says economist and Nobel laureate Alvin Roth. "It appears that at least in some parts of the ethics community, they are not."
A new study suggests that a second higher wave of infections can be avoided.
Matt Ridley on how the coronavirus caught him by surprise, the crucial role of dissent in politics, and the importance of innovation for survival
FDA is reportedly cutting red tape to give expanded access to COVID-19 patients.
A close look at the new study from Imperial College which models worst-case scenarios and makes the case for social distancing.
Plus: Trump wants to bail out airlines, and he called COVID-19 the "Chinese virus."
No, Trump Didn't Cut the CDC's Coronavirus Budget. No, People Aren't Blaming Corona Beer for the Disease.
Coronavirus misinformation is spreading faster than the disease itself.
We will soon learn if humanity's increasing biotechnical prowess can prevent a modern pandemic.
The euthanasia campaign may be necessary to prevent the spread of the Newcastle disease, but bird owners say that it's being carried out in a cruel manner.
The trays are germier than the airport toilets.
Regulatory precaution, not rising temperatures, is the main driver for the increase in vector-borne disease.
The novelist, activist, and BoingBoing founder on cyber warfare, Uber-style reputation economics, and what he's likely to get arrested for someday.