Latest from Chris Mooney
Hurricanes are maintaining more power over land largely because of rising ocean temperatures from global warming, a new study finds.
  • Nov 11, 2020
Just as with testing, the nation has failed to lead when it comes to using genome sequencing to track the coronavirus.
  • Oct 13, 2020
America’s patchwork pandemic response has led to wide disparities in data reporting and even in definitions for basic medical concepts. States have adopted divergent and sometimes unscientific approaches to disease control in the absence of federal standards, which experts say have allowed the coronavirus to spread.
  • Oct 7, 2020
Nadie explicó a los trabajadores de una planta en Iowa que el coronavirus se estaba propagando entre ellos. Ahora, datos genéticos ofrecen respuestas.
  • Sep 24, 2020
Workers at an Agri Star meatpacking plant in Iowa were left clueless as the coronavirus spread in their ranks. Genetic data held the answers.
  • Sep 24, 2020
The largest U.S. genetic study of the virus, conducted in Houston, shows one viral strain outdistancing all of its competitors, and many potentially important mutations.
  • Sep 23, 2020
Jay Butler, the CDC’s deputy director for infectious disease, said the Friday update saying it was “possible” that the virus spreads via airborne transmission was posted in error.
  • Sep 21, 2020