Google Launches a New Medical App—Outside the US

The design shown in the demo requires a person to snap three photos of their blemish from different angles and distances. The user can optionally add information such as the body part affected and how long they’ve had the problem. Tapping “Submit” zips the images off to Google. The app then displays “Suggested conditions,” showing […]

Zoom Nearly Broke My Body. Here’s How to Protect Yours

Whether you’ll keep working from home or return to the office, the pandemic has shown us the importance of a safe, comfortable workspace. For many of us forced to do our jobs where we lived, that meant creating a makeshift station out of whatever space or supplies were available. Dining tables became desks, couches turned […]

New Vaccine Incentives, Surplus Dose Shipments, and More Coronavirus News

New incentives boost vaccinations, the US starts sending out surplus doses, and the EU begins using Covid travel certificates. Here’s what you should know: Want to receive this weekly roundup and other coronavirus news? Sign up here! Headlines Cases fall to record lows in the US as new incentives drive more people to get their […]

Wait, Vaccine Lotteries Actually Work?

United Airlines would very much like people to start flying on airplanes again. They stopped during the pandemic—nearly 10 times as many people flew in the United States on Memorial Day weekend in 2019, the Before Times, as on the same three days in 2020. That’s a problem for United, because air travel is, like, […]