A record number of kids got COVID-19 last week

Kids also need to wear masks (Pexels/) Follow all of PopSci’s COVID-19 coverage here, including tips on cleaning groceries, ways to tell if your symptoms are just allergies, and a tutorial on making your own mask. Back in April, around two percent of all confirmed COVID-19 cases were diagnosed in children. Kids now account for […]

US hits highest average number of new COVID-19 cases since start of the pandemic

On Sunday (Oct. 25), the U.S. recorded its highest seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. The seven-day average number of new daily cases reached 68,767, breaking the previous record of 67,293 reported on July 22, according to CNN. On both Friday (Oct. 23) and Saturday (Oct. 24), the U.S. […]

Surprised researchers: Number of leopards in northern China on the rise

Leopards are fascinating animals. In addition to being sublime hunters that will eat nearly anything and can survive in varied habitats from forests to deserts, they are able to withstand temperatures ranging from minus 40 degrees Celsius during winter to plus 40 degrees in summer. Despite their resilience, the majority of leopard species are endangered. […]