Articles by

Adam Rogers

The Yankees Covid Outbreak May Be Bad News for Ditching Masks

The spate of cases is a bad bounce—and it might show that lifting mask mandates for the...

The Statistical Secrets of Covid-19 Vaccines

They’re really very good, and they’re the only way out of the pandemic. But a tour through...

A Vaccine Can Be Bad for a Person but Awesome for All People

The safety pause in giving the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine is up for debate again—a battle...

Pausing the J&J Vaccine Was Easy. Unpausing Will Be Hard

Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine was supposed to be the uncomplicated one. But even with new data,...

Sneaky New Bacteria on the ISS Could Build a Future on Mars

NASA tracks the microbes that live on the space station, and sometimes it discovers new ones. Those...

Physicists Learn to Superfreeze Antimatter (Hint: Pew Pew!)

Antimatter, the mysterious mirror-stuff of the universe, is hard to make and harder to study. A laser...

Covid Meant a Year Without the Flu. That’s Not All Good News

The 2019–20 flu season basically didn’t happen. Same for a couple other respiratory viruses. But that could...

You're Vaccinated and People Want to Visit. Now What?

My mom and stepdad got their two doses. They want to know why their New Normal isn’t...