Doctor's Note

Doctor's Note: Does a high viral load make coronavirus worse?

A high prevalence of particles makes patients more infectious, but it is unclear if it leads to a more severe infection.

Doctor's Note: Does a high viral load make coronavirus worse?

Doctor's Note

Doctor's Note: What are serology tests and do they work?

Some countries are using serological, or antibody, tests to check past infections and immune status.

Doctor's Note: What are serology tests and do they work?

Malaria

Scientists discover microbe that could stop malaria transmission

A new study shows that the Microsporidia MB microbe blocks malaria parasites from spreading in mosquitoes.

Scientists discover microbe that could stop malaria transmission

Witness

Genesis 2.0: The Hunt for the Woolly Mammoth

Mammoths generate multimillion-dollar businesses as scientists race to bring the extinct species back to life.

Coronavirus pandemic

Where does the world stand on a coronavirus vaccine?

WHO says three vaccine candidates are in clinical testing phase, while 67 potentials are in preclinical phase.

Where does the world stand on a coronavirus vaccine?

China

The origin of the coronavirus: Few leads, many theories

Coronavirus most likely to have jumped to humans from intermediary host, but some say lab accident cannot be ruled out.

Coronavirus origin: Few leads, many theories in hunt for source

Special series

Women Make Science: Kyrgyzstan's Space School

We follow a team of young women in the Kyrgyz Space Program as they work to launch the country's first satellite.

Special series

Women Make Science: Greece's Dolphin Sanctuary

A team of scientists is building a sanctuary in Greece for dolphins released from captivity, the first of its kind.

Special series

Women Make Science: Ecuador's Hidden Treasure

Scientists work to protect Ecuador's endangered spider monkeys while supporting local women.

AJ Impact

Here comes the sun: Solar Orbiter heads for close-up of our star

The 10-year mission will examine the sun's poles, providing valuable data to protect satellites and infrastructure.

Here comes the sun: Solar Orbiter heads for close-up of our star

AJ Impact

Peering at the sun: Solar Orbiter probe set for launch

In less than two years, scientists expect to receive the first-ever images of, and data about, the sun’s poles.

Peering at the sun: Solar Orbiter probe set for launch

Opinion

The genesis of robotic life and the future of humanity

The creation of the first 'living' robots will raise the question: What does it mean to be human?

Khaled Diab

by Khaled Diab

Khaled Diab

AJ Impact

Google AI system could aid breast cancer detection: New study

US and UK researchers found artificial intelligence can improve the accuracy of breast cancer screenings.

Google AI system could aid breast cancer detection: New study

AJ Impact

Kenyan scientist uses throw-away plastics to build homes

The scientist manufactures roof tiles and other construction materials from plastic and glass waste in Kenya.

Kenyan scientist uses throw-away plastics to build homes

Science

Singapore scientists produce in-vitro human skin

Made up of skin cells from donors and collagen, in-vitro skin has same properties as human skin.

Singapore scientists produce in-vitro human skin