A Recipe for Polenta from Istria

If you’re searching for something to cook, chef and anthropologist Anna Colquhoun has a recipe that is helping her family and neighbors through the pandemic.

The Meaning of Lockdown in Bangladesh

Terms such as “lockdown,” “quarantine,” “social distancing,” and “isolation” became ubiquitous during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, these were not familiar to the people of many non-Western countries like Bangladesh, and were often misunderstood or at least not understood accordingly.

Going Viral in Hong Kong

Disease is but the most obvious part of an epidemic. As coronavirus spreads, it fuels many other kinds of contagious forces.

Encounters with Lunar Dust

The stiff, gray cardboard box sat calmly on the table in the quiet NASA archive at the University of Houston Clear Lake: History Archive, Box#52, Astronomy Papers and Research. Folder 8, “Parker personal correspondence,” contained the transcript of an astronaut’s personal diary about landing on the moon.