Covid-19

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

07 April 2020

How does the virus change, and how does that help us?

07 April 2020

A quick new test of COVID-19

07 April 2020

We follow the history of radioactivity from its discovery to uses, good and bad.

04 April 2020

What's the evidence that a facemask works for SARS-CoV-2, and is the lockdown working?

04 April 2020

Your questions answered, including what is in the planet's interior, and where do viruses come from in the first...

03 April 2020

From Ebola to Marburg, and coronavirus to rabies, bats carry some of the world's worst viruses. Why?

03 April 2020

Why questionnaires and thermometers at airports miss most cases of travelers with diseases...

03 April 2020

Ebola, SARS, rabies... Bats are replete with lethal pathogens. But why?

01 April 2020

A doctor, a faith leader and an historian discuss the implications of the coronavirus crisis. Will it transform our...

31 March 2020

Will ozone kill coronavirus? Should I wear a facemask? And how does menthol clear your nose?

26 March 2020

Covid-19: How unprecedented data sharing has led to faster-than-ever outbreak research...

24 March 2020

To research it properly, scientists need key components of the outer coat of the coronavirus...

24 March 2020

When doctors have to treat severe symptoms, here's what they actually do...

24 March 2020

What actually happens to people infected with the coronavirus? A lung pathologist explains...

24 March 2020

There's a foundation of science underpinning the UK - and other nation’s - strategies to control the outbreak.

23 March 2020

Phil Sansom put a few common questions about the coronavirus to virologist Chris Smith...

23 March 2020

A new model predicts the UK is around two weeks' away from running out of space in intensive care...

23 March 2020

We take a detailed look at the coronavirus - from how it affects the body, to developing a vaccine..

21 March 2020

The scientific basis for the tactics deployed against SARS-CoV-2 doesn't currently have an end game...

21 March 2020

How is Covid-19 affecting the gaming industry?

21 March 2020

How is the new Coronavirus affecting the gaming industry?

20 March 2020

How does the immune system respond to SARS-CoV-2?

19 March 2020

The mission to build a reusable launcher for Europe...

17 March 2020

How do you predict how a disease will spread?