Excerpts from 'The Puzzle Solver'
Stanford launched its own test early in the pandemic — but the challenges kept on coming
How the new coronavirus penetrates, exploits and kills cells, and how an army of scientists aims to destroy it
A sampler of COVID-19 research
Better cancer diagnostics and treatments are in the works
Scientists lay out the different ways we age
Inflammation from a simple infection can awaken a silent genetic defect in rats that carry it, resulting in a deadly form of pulmonary hypertension, a study shows.
When nerve cells’ power packs go wrong
Surprising and sometimes strange biology fuels the future of medicine
Plans, dreams and day-to-day work for a team studying the sense of touch