An Entire Country Switched to Bitcoin and Now Its Economy Is Floundering
Months after El Salvador announced that it would accept bitcoin as legal tender , the country has found itself on the verge of economic collapse yet again.
Cloud-Based Platform Opens Genomics Data to All
A cloud-based platform developed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University offers access to one of the biggest genomics databases in the world.
Fauci says COVID-19 won't go away like smallpox, but will more likely become endemic
Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical advisor and director of the NIAID, testifies at a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, last week.
For Two Roommates, the Fine Print Held a Big Surprise
The two young women had a lot to learn, but they came out on top in Brooklyn with a self-guided crash course on the New York City real estate market.
In children, obesity and excess weight increase the risk of COVID-19 complications
Recent reports show obesity is one of the main conditions that put children at higher risk when they contract COVID-19.
A Library the Internet Can't Get Enough Of
Why does this image keep resurfacing on social media?
On the first Tuesday of the year, the author and political activist Don Winslow tweeted a photograph of an avid reader's dream library.
For the 36 countries with the lowest vaccination rates, supply isn't the only issue
In the United States and many other wealthy countries, you can get a free COVID vaccine at supermarkets, pharmacies and clinics.
In other countries, it's a very different story.
California Omicron surge expected to peak within weeks
California officials remain highly concerned about how the explosion of coronavirus cases is hitting hospitals , which are already being overwhelmed by staffing shortages because of workers getting infected, forcing surgeries to be canceled and worsening 911 ambulance response times.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announces positive Covid test
The Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has tested positive for Covid-19.
Georgia public school teachers who test positive for coronavirus may return to school if asymptomatic and masked
(CNN)Georgia public school teachers who test positive for the virus that causes Covid-19 no longer have to isolate before returning to school, according to a letter from Gov. Brian Kemp and Public Health Commissioner Kathleen Toomey to school leaders that was released Thursday.