Too many countries are drastically unprepared for the coming weeks and months.
John Troyer | Apr 7
MOOCs, or massive open online courses, can provide guidance and even resources for schools attempting the swift conversion of entire academic programs.
Jonathan Haber | Apr 7
The authors of "Sulphuric Utopias" chart the history of ideas about fumigation and quarantine, and shed light on the origins of epidemic photography.
The Editors | Apr 2
Renowned scientist and best-selling author Vaclav Smil offers a sweeping look at pandemics that ravaged the world.
Vaclav Smil | Mar 30
We are experiencing a stress test of our food supply chain. But constraints and stress invite creative solutions.
Robyn Metcalfe | Mar 25
Despite privacy concerns, “contact tracing” using GPS data may be our best bet to contain this large and fast-growing pandemic.
Shashi Shekhar & Apurv Hirsh Shekhar | Mar 24
From the literary to the weird, here are some of my favorite games to help distract you while you’re stuck inside.
Shira Chess | Mar 23
The younger generation, already saddled with student debt and uncertain jobs, will pay a high price as the crisis unfolds.
Lynn Parramore, INET | Mar 20
Addressing the growing pandemic requires a new mindset and it requires it quickly.
Joshua Gans | Mar 16