Daily briefing: A radical proposal to infect healthy people with the coronavirus to test vaccines

NATURE BRIEFING 27 March 2020 A ‘human challenge’ study would involve exposing perhaps 100 healthy young…

University pays millions to researchers who sued over sexual-harassment allegations

NEWS 27 March 2020 The US$9.4-million settlement ends a lawsuit brought over the way the University…

Why a landmark treaty to stop ocean biopiracy could stymie research

NEWS FEATURE 27 March 2020 Several cancer and HIV drugs have come from marine organisms, but…

Coronavirus papers: Viral proteins point to potential treatments

NEWS 27 March 2020 A selection of the latest research on COVID-19. A man with COVID-19…

Rare ozone hole opens over Arctic — and it’s big

NEWS 27 March 2020 Cold temperatures and a strong polar vortex allowed chemicals to gnaw away…

Tens of thousands of scientists are redeploying to fight coronavirus

NEWS 27 March 2020 As labs shut down around the world, researchers are finding creative ways…

Coronavirus latest: pandemic could have killed 40 million without any action

NEWS 27 March 2020 Updates on the respiratory illness that has infected hundreds of thousands of…

Coronavirus latest: UK pledges to conduct large-scale antibody testing

NEWS 26 March 2020 Updates on the respiratory illness that has infected hundreds of thousands of…

What the cruise-ship outbreaks reveal about COVID-19

NEWS 26 March 2020 Close confines help the virus to spread, but closed environments are also…

Science-ing from home

CAREER COLUMN 26 March 2020 In the first of two articles about laboratory closures triggered by…