Every year, a new influenza vaccine is created to protect against constantly evolving strains of the virus. But here’s what researchers like Florian Krammer PhD are doing to develop a universal shot which could¬†target all flu viruses.¬†

Within each of our minds, the activity of billions of neurons gives rise to a conscious experience — and not just any experience, yours, right here, right now. How does this happen? There’s still so much we don’t know … and that’s an amazing thing, says cognitive neuroscientist Anil Seth PhD.

“I look absolutely fine, but I wake up every day in pain,” says social epidemiologist Margot Gage Witvliet PhD. Here, she shares what life with long COVID has been like — and how it can happen to anyone.

Roughly one in three people will experience panic attacks at some point during their lives. But there is good news: They usually pass in 10 – 15 minutes, and you can use a few techniques to manage them, say experts Cindy Aaronson PhD and Justin Feinstein PhD.

Can you name a notable Asian-American or Pacific Islander scientist, inventor or entrepreneur? Don’t worry — after reading this article, you should have no problems remembering some.

Every insect you see is a truly unique individual, according to zoology researcher Melinda Babits. She explains why and how she’s studying the personality traits of bugs — particularly, firebugs — to find out more.

Breathing could be an overlooked key to finding more calm and peace in your life. Here’s why and how you can start experimenting with your inhalations and exhalations.