Experts: COVID-19 further strains US-China relations

"If the US-China relationship was a patient, it has a lot of preexisting comorbidities that COVID-19 is just going to exacerbate."

Kristen deGroot-Penn • futurity
April 22, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: covid-19 politics china united-states featured society-and-culture health-and-medicine

China’s restrictions may have prevented 700K COVID-19 cases

"...without the Wuhan travel ban and the national emergency response there would have been more than 700,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases outside of Wuhan..."

Sara LaJeunesse-Penn State • futurity
March 31, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: covid-19 china viruses social-lives health-and-medicine

Noblewoman really wanted to play donkey polo in the afterlife

Animal bones in a tomb provide the first physical evidence of donkey polo in Imperial China, researchers report.

Talia Ogliore-WUSTL • futurity
March 19, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: history china archaeology sports society-and-culture burials

Interactive map tracks the coronavirus outbreak

A new interactive map for the novel coronavirus outbreak shows the numbers of cases, recoveries, and deaths, as well as trends over time.

Kim Eckart-Washington • futurity
Feb. 11, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: china maps epidemics viruses featured health-and-medicine

Expert: Coronavirus exposes ‘cracks’ in Chinese government

The Chinese government's response to the coronavirus outbreak has exposed flaws in its approach to crises and requires more openness, an expert argues.

Stanford • futurity
Feb. 10, 2020 ~1 min

Tags: china epidemics viruses government featured health-and-medicine

Should you worry about the Wuhan coronavirus?

Since December, the Wuhan coronavirus has killed at least 17 people and sickened close to 600. Here's an explanation of who is at risk.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Jan. 23, 2020 ~1 min

Tags: china viruses health-and-medicine

Website tracks China’s huge grave relocation effort

In what may be the largest grave relocation in human history so far, China has exhumed more than 10 million corpses. An interactive website shows where.

Alex Shashkevich-Stanford • futurity
June 10, 2019 ~1 min

Tags: china death maps government featured society-and-culture land burials

How a brief dip in air pollution affects the body

A study investigates air pollution levels before, during, and after the Beijing Olympics and the metabolites of local residents.

David Hill-Buffalo • futurity
June 4, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: pollution china earth-and-environment health-and-medicine

China’s One Belt, One Road plan carries environmental risks

On this podcast episode, an expert breaks down the potential environmental hazards stemming from China's massive One Belt, One Road Initiative.

Duke University • futurity
May 10, 2019 ~1 min

Tags: climate-change conservation china infrastructure featured earth-and-environment silk-road

U.S. computer science students are crushing it

US computer science students beat those in India, China, and Russia when competing head-to-head, a new study shows.

Alex Shashkevich-Stanford • futurity
March 20, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: china higher-education stem india russia united-states computers science-and-technology college-students

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