Consumer genomics company 23andMe wants to mine its database of millions of customers for clues to why the virus hits some people harder than others.
Researchers use models meant for infectious diseases to show how congestion proliferates. That may mean a vaccine for traffic jams is on the horizon.
How many people have been infected with the new coronavirus? A group of Bay Area researchers aims to find out—by tracking what’s in the local wastewater.
Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan had flattened the curve. Then travelers from the US and Europe began reimporting the virus.
WIRED editor in chief Nicholas Thompson and senior correspondent Adam Rogers answer reader questions about the scientific and social consequences of the pandemic.