What if evictions ended when the pandemic started?

If eviction moratoriums had been implemented nationwide on March 1, 2020, the United States would've seen 40% fewer COVID-19 deaths, a paper finds.

Duke University • futurity
Feb. 4, 2021 ~7 min

Mystery solved: What killed 9 hikers in Dyatlov Pass Incident?

Nine hikers were found dead in 1959 after a risky expedition in Russia's Ural Mountains. New research offers a plausible explanation.

ETH Zurich • futurity
Jan. 29, 2021 ~10 min

Coronavirus variants: are they really more deadly? Here's what scientists know so far

The UK government has claimed the new British variant of the coronavirus may be 30% more deadly.

David Courtney, Postdocotoral Research Fellow in Molecular Virology, Queen's University Belfast • conversation
Jan. 27, 2021 ~7 min

Coronavirus variants: are they really more deadly? Here's what we know so far

The UK government has claimed the new British variant of the coronavirus may be 30% more deadly.

David Courtney, Postdocotoral Research Fellow in Molecular Virology, Queen's University Belfast • conversation
Jan. 27, 2021 ~7 min

Out-of-hospital heart attack deaths spiked during pandemic

During the early months of COVID-19, fewer people in cardiac arrest in Michigan went to the hospital and more people died, a new study shows.

Kim Ward-Michigan State • futurity
Jan. 7, 2021 ~6 min

No, COVID-19 hasn’t ‘skipped’ Africa

The study in Zambia's capital city challenges the common belief that Africa somehow "dodged" the COVID-19 pandemic.

Michelle Samuels-Boston U. • futurity
Jan. 6, 2021 ~7 min

Grief and loss of mothers cut primate lives short

Primates born in the last years of their mother's life have a greater risk of dying young, research finds. There are two possible explanations.

Duke University • futurity
Dec. 28, 2020 ~7 min

COVID-19 death risk is much higher than the flu

COVID-19 is much deadlier and causes more health problem for patients than the seasonal flu does, according to a deep dive into federal medical data.

Kristina Sauerwein-Washington University • futurity
Dec. 18, 2020 ~8 min

More families are discussing end-of-life planning as COVID-19 cases rise – here's how to start the conversation

The pandemic is bringing up tough new questions as parents and grandparents develop advance care plans. Here's how to start the conversation.

Lindy Grief Davidson, Associate Dean for Curriculum & Instruction and Faculty, Judy Genshaft Honors College, University of South Florida • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~7 min

With 250,000 US deaths, COVID-19 is triggering more end-of-life planning – and young people want in on the discussions

The pandemic is bringing up tough new questions as parents and grandparents develop advance care plans. Here's how to start the conversation.

Lindy Grief Davidson, Associate Dean for Curriculum & Instruction and Faculty, Judy Genshaft Honors College, University of South Florida • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~7 min

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