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  1. Psychology

    How to cope as COVID-19 imposes social distancing

    As schools close in an effort to curtail the new coronavirus pandemic, we know how you feel and what you’re missing. Here are some tips for coping.

  2. Science & Society

    Here are some free resources for kids (and parents) now learning at home

    From a weekly word to a new learning series, here’s how Science News for Students can help young science learners while schools are closed.

  3. Health & Medicine

    This scientist wants to know how racial discrimination gets ‘under the skin’

    Racism could have derailed Leticia Márquez-Magaña’s path to science. Now she studies the biological impact of stress faced by underrepresented groups.

  4. Earth

    Weight lifting is this planetary scientist’s pastime

    Beck Strauss uses magnetic fields to explore the makeup of Earth and other planets.

  5. Health & Medicine

    Answers to your questions on the new coronavirus

    As SARS-CoV-2 spreads globally, researchers are looking for answers on why this novel coronavirus is so infectious and hard to control.

  6. Science & Society

    Science isn’t just for scientists

    It doesn’t take an advanced degree or a lab to do science. All you need is curiosity and an interest in learning something new every day.

  7. Science & Society

    Introducing the Transparency Project

    A new effort from Science News for Students aims to help readers better understand our journalism.

  8. Physics

    There’s science to making great fried rice

    Scientists report finding the physics that seems to explain how chefs can quickly fry rice over a hot flame without burning the food.

  9. Health & Medicine

    Top 10 tips to stay safe during an epidemic

    It’s easy to panic when you hear a global infectious outbreak is developing. But panic doesn’t help. Good hygiene does. Here’s what to do.