Evolution of pandemic coronavirus outlines path from animals to humans

A team of scientists studying the origin of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that has caused the COVID-19…

NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #901 29 May 2020 (Space Life Science Research Results)

NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #901 29 May 2020 (Space Life Science Research Results) …

Another Asian giant hornet found in northwestern Washington

A dead Asian giant hornet has been found in Washington state, and officials said Friday they…

Ames Contributions to the COVID-19 Response

Using expertise from space biosciences to supercomputing, NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley is…

Bangladeshi eggplant farmers reap rewards via genetics

Farmers in Bangladesh achieved significantly higher yields and revenues by growing insect-resistant, genetically engineered eggplant, a…

A rising tide of marine disease? How parasites respond to a warming world

Warming events are increasing in magnitude and severity, threatening many ecosystems worldwide. As the global temperatures…

Coronavirus infection rate may shift toward younger ages; death risk higher in cancer patients

The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel…

A rising tide of marine disease? How parasites respond to a warming world

A recent study explores the ways parasitism will respond to climate change, providing researchers new insights…

Paid sick leave mandates hold promise in containing COVID-19

Mandates like those found in the federal government’s Families First Coronavirus Response Act may be helping…

Older men worry less than others about COVID-19

Older men may be at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 because they worry less about catching…