No, the new coronavirus wasn’t created in a lab, scientists say

One of the most persistent and widespread pieces of disinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the conspiracy theory that the novel coronavirus┬áthat causes the disease was created in... Read more »

COVID-19 and social media: Limit the spread of fear by changing online behaviour

Public health authorities worldwide have asked people to change their habits in order to slow the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic. They implore citizens to wash their hands more... Read more »

Dinosaur found with signs of tumour-causing disease that afflicts humans today

Fossils from a hapless hadrosaur from Alberta show telltale signs of a disease that causes tumours in human children, showing the affliction has been around since at least the... Read more »

How social media platforms are fighting coronavirus misinformation

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has put pressure on social media platforms to try to deal with floods of misinformation. Even getting a handle on the size of the problem... Read more »