An Old Malaria Drug May Fight Covid-19—and Silicon…

The chatter about a promising drug to fight Covid-19 started, as chatter often does (but science does not), on Twitter. A blockchain investor named James Todaro tweeted that an 85-year-old malaria drug called chloroquine was…

The Navy Deploys Two Hospital Ships as the…

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, the US Navy is sending its two hospital ships into action. The USNS Comfort, stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, will head for New York City, President Trump said in…

Covid-19 Is Bad for the Auto Industry—and Even…

The Covid-19 pandemic is producing economic, political, and social disruptions not seen in decades, and major industries, from finance to airlines, have already felt the impact. The latest casualty: the US auto industry, which announced…

Want Electric Ships? Build A Better Battery

Later this year, the world’s largest all-electric container ship is expected to take its maiden voyage, setting sail from a port in Norway and traveling down the Scandanavian coast. Known as the Yara Birkeland, the…

Todays Cartoon: Spin Class

Thursday, March 19, 2020. By Benjamin Schwartz, with cartooncollections.com. WIRED picked out the 11 best fitness trackers and watches for everyone. Wednesday, March 18, 2020. By Lars Kenseth, with cartooncollections.com. Lots of apps tout ephemeral…