Covid-19

Articles, podcasts, interviews and answers to questions about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, and the wider coronavirus family...

28 September 2022

Blood oxygen levels may soon be measured in the comfort of your own home using a personal smartphone.

01 September 2022

Moderna has filed a lawsuit against Pfizer's COVID vaccine, claiming patent infringement

19 August 2022

In the news this week, a leap forward in making kidney transplants more accessible

02 August 2022

A large survey found temporary changes to the menstrual cycle in the aftermath of Covid-19 vaccination...

28 June 2022

What shape should measures take to prevent future pandemics?

28 June 2022

Knowing the enemy is the first step to overcoming it...

06 May 2022

What can baboons teach us about how language and handedness seem to go hand in hand?

05 May 2022

The striking similarities of the immune response to the Covid vaccine and the virus itself...

13 April 2022

And the importance of able science communicators...

11 April 2022

Have you noticed any of these symptoms recently...

05 April 2022

China continues to try and stamp out COVID entirely. Is this really manageable in the long run?

04 April 2022

And why are humans still born with bits we don't need - will evolution do away with them?

28 March 2022

An update on how ever lighter pandemic measures are coping with spread of the virus

14 March 2022

With millions fleeing Ukraine, the threat of COVID-19 outbreaks amongst refugees looms…

24 February 2022

Could it be a potential cure for Covid?

01 February 2022

What can the virus tell us about where it came from?

31 January 2022

By comparing a virus' genetic material, we can find its closest relatives.

31 January 2022

Past outbreaks of coronaviruses where used to direct the initial search.

31 January 2022

When viruses jump from one species to another, they can leave a trail behind them...

31 January 2022

The idea SARS-CoV-2 leaked from a lab has been circulating...

31 January 2022

Looking to the genetic material of a virus can inform us about its family tree.

31 January 2022

Steps to potentially take in trying to uncover where SARS-CoV-2 came from...

30 January 2022

A passive air sampler can measure personal exposure to coronavirus...

25 January 2022

Bland, dry and depressing. How our sense of taste remains under researched and pivotal to wellbeing...