The world has changed in the six months since a COVID-19 was officially declared a pandemic — including the world of science. Infectious disease expert Adam Kucharski takes us through 5 things that researchers have learned about COVID-19 and 5 things they’re still studying.

Working remotely works. Turns out, the real challenge is keeping people from working too hard. Organizational psychologist David Burkus gives you 4 ways to keep WFH from taking over your life.

Disasters and crises bring out the best in us. This simple fact is confirmed by more solid evidence than almost any other scientific insight, but we often forget. Now more than ever, in the middle of a pandemic, it’s crucial to remember this, says historian Rutger Bregman.

The Danger of Ebola Paranoia

It’s Halloween — and the only thing scarier than Ebola this week is Ebola paranoia. Should you panic in bowling alleys? How justified is your fear of hospitals? Are mandatory quarantines even legal in the U.S., anyway? 3 ideas behind the news.

In Africa, ebola has already killed hundreds and sickened more than a thousand people so far this year — and the pandemic continues to spread into new countries. When did the current outbreak begin? Why can’t it be stopped? How much should you freak out? 3 ideas behind the week’s headlines.

Physician Larry Brilliant shares data from his digital system for early detection of pandemics.