The coronavirus outbreak has prompted an unprecedented surge in gun sales, exceeding a previous record set after the Sandy Hook mass shooting.
Follow the latest data on COVID-19 deaths, testing, and policies to limit viral transmission, state by state.
Even drastic interventions to limit the spread of the coronavirus take around 10 days to start to show an effect. The US still hasn’t put those measures into place.
The Coronavirus Death Toll Is Rising At Different Rates In Different Countries. These Charts Help Explain Why.
Experts don’t yet have a full explanation, but the age breakdown of countries’ populations and their capacity to deliver care to critically ill people will be crucial in the coming weeks and months.
In some of the most congested cities in the US and across the world, roads are almost empty.
Follow the latest COVID-19 confirmed cases and deaths in countries that have been hit hard.
Follow the latest data on COVID-19 cases and deaths in the US.
Follow the latest data on COVID-19 cases and deaths.
BethAnn McLaughlin, founder of MeTooSTEM, has repeatedly been accused of harassing behavior, especially toward people of color.
A Pennsylvania court’s move to issue a search warrant to Ancestry.com sets off a legal struggle that could go all the way to the Supreme Court.
This DNA Testing Firm Said It Wanted To Bring Closure To Families Of Murder Victims. Then It Blocked A Rival From Using Its Database To Solve Crimes.
“When we are talking about solving cold case murders or rapes, you hate to see that suffer because of disagreements or competition,” said one victim advocate.
Data From A Top Geneticist’s Lab Was Flagged To A Major UK University. It Didn’t Launch A Formal Investigation Until A Decade Later.
An email obtained by BuzzFeed News shows that University College London was aware of allegations of falsified data in research by geneticist David Latchman’s lab a decade before it launched a formal investigation.
Our carbon footprint got even bigger in the 2010s. We can’t afford to do that again.
The climate crisis is already here — and it's only getting worse.
10 Years Ago, DNA Tests Were The Future Of Medicine. Now They’re A Social Network — And A Data Privacy Mess.
We were offered personalized medicine. Instead, we got Facebook for our DNA.
The Genealogy Website That Helped Crack The Golden State Killer Case Has Been Bought By A Forensic Genetics Firm
Crime scene DNA sequencing company Verogen has just acquired GEDmatch, a genealogy database credited with helping to solve some 70 rapes and murders.
Schools are using a dragnet to scan social media for threats. They're finding a lot of jokes on Twitter.
Parched conditions, high winds, and utilities’ fears about incurring huge liabilities have triggered widespread precautionary power outages.
The Edge Foundation runs what has been called the “world’s smartest website” and held annual “billionaires’ dinners.” It was also financed by Jeffrey Epstein and gave him access to elite circles in science and tech.
In 2011, Jeffrey Epstein Was A Known Sex Offender. The Leaders Of Amazon, Google, And Tesla Dined With Him Anyway.
After pleading guilty to charges of soliciting prostitution from an underage girl, Jeffrey Epstein spent part of 2011 reintroducing himself to elite society. A March 2011 dinner with the most powerful figures in tech showed just how connected he was.