Stories about Science

Bandcamp Day picks: Support these great California artists directly

This Friday, the music sales site waives its fees again to benefit artists—and later this month it supports NAACP Legal Defense Fund

How Cuba is succeeding in the fight against COVID

With a government-run medical system, the island has contained the virus to a tiny fraction of the cases in the US.

Science Snack, anyone? Exploratorium goes DIY to help teachers

Innovative online activities help educators pivot to virtual classrooms—and adults can learn something, too.

Foreign Correspondent: Washington’s COVID blame game

Trump officials are tying to deflect from their own pitiful performance.

COVID crashes Earth Day 50

The first Earth Day launched a profound and lasting movement. What will we learn this time?

The virus of poverty

The fear that many of us feel today has been a part of daily life for homeless people.

Screen Grabs: A major director quietly remakes the Western

Plus: New films about the horrible toll of the gig economy, gay love in Guatemala, the future of genetic technology, more.

Bayview Hunters Point tests its air

Finding sites for the Marie Harrison Air Monitoring Network puts the needs of the Bayview back in the hands of the community.

Is Marcos Mena the best guitarist in indie rock?

The Mountain View-born math rock virtuoso, better known as Standards, plays at Bottom of the Hill Fri/6.

What we saw at Sundance, part 1: Wild rides and deep looks

Our annual trip to the fest turned up dreamy features, experimental masterworks, and a strikingly intelligent horror doc.