Covid-19

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

25 June 2021

Most of us became more online, but this exacerbated the 'digital divide' and may make us unhappier

22 June 2021

Sharks are more than just their teeth

22 June 2021

How effective is this antibody therapy?

22 June 2021

Using hair conditioner to catch COVID before it infects people

15 June 2021

Why are some unsure about getting the COVID vaccine?

14 June 2021

What can you do if you have a loved one who doesn't want to get the Covid vaccine?

14 June 2021

Can we learn useful lessons about COVID vaccine hesitancy from historical vaccine hesitancy?

14 June 2021

What makes some people less likely to get vaccinated?

10 June 2021

New research shows how the EU1 variant of coronavirus spread through Europe in 2020 - thanks to travel...

08 June 2021

Summer means longer days and more Sun. But what does that mean to us as a species?

08 June 2021

Crime goes down when everyone's locked up

08 June 2021

What's the state of COVID today?

07 June 2021

Where the sweet stuff comes from, as well as the science of albinism and stretch marks...

03 June 2021

A new study shows that trained dogs are highly accurate at smelling COVID

01 June 2021

Matt Hancock has blamed COVID hotspots on low vaccine uptake. Is he right?

01 June 2021

Grant McIntyre spent 128 days in hospital suffering from COVID-19. He tells us about his recovery...

01 June 2021

COVID-19 patients need huge quantities of oxygen to survive. But many countries are running out...

01 June 2021

It's the science behind the latest headlines! Oxygen shortages, the man who found the Titanic, and more...

28 May 2021

How medical detection dogs can sniff our Covid-19 sufferers, and what triggers early labour...

21 May 2021

Is the TikTok meme correct? Also, where clouds go, how touchscreens work, and do exhausts last longer these days?!

18 May 2021

We take a close look at attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

18 May 2021

A subtype of the Indian coronavirus variant picked up in the UK could derail the roadmap for easing lockdown

11 May 2021

Are the claimed medical benefits rooted in reality, and what is the science of sauerkraut?

11 May 2021

A new vaccine strategy considers immunising kids over 12 to head off an autumn coronavirus surge...