How to travel safely this summer during COVID-19

While COVID-19 may have changed summer travel plans, you can still get out with your family. Avoid the airport and get outdoors, says an epidemiologist.

Tom Vasich-UC Irvine • futurity
June 22, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: covid-19 travel families featured health-and-medicine

More people pedal to work in bike-share cities

More people bike to work in cities with bike-share systems, a new study shows. But convenience is key.

Kim Eckart-Washington • futurity
May 15, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: cities travel jobs motivation transportation society-and-culture

How travel ups your risk of carbon monoxide poisoning

Winter is the prime season for carbon monoxide poisoning. Learn what you need to know to keep you and your family safe at home and while traveling.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Feb. 3, 2020 ~1 min

Tags: travel safety gases health-and-medicine

App and suitcase aid visually impaired people at the airport

A smart suitcase called BBeep and a wayfinding app can help visually impaired people get around the airport quickly.

Byron Spice-Carnegie Mellon • futurity
May 9, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: blindness travel apps disabilities featured health-and-medicine navigation

Hypothesis: Bacteria use ‘air bridge’ to travel the world

Bacteria live in hot springs around the world, but how'd they get there? New evidence supports the "air bridge" hypothesis.

Todd Bates-Rutgers • futurity
March 25, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: dna bacteria travel viruses infections science-and-technology hot-springs

Going to and from South Asia? Get a T.B. test

South Asian immigrants in the US who frequently travel to countries where tuberculosis is widespread should get tested, say researchers.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Jan. 31, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: immigrants tuberculosis travel health-and-medicine medical-tests

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