Outschool, newly profitable, raises a $45M Series B for virtual small group classes
coronavirus

Outschool, newly profitable, raises a $45M Series B for virtual small group classes

Outschool, which started in 2015 as a platform for homeschooled students to bolster their extracurricular activities, has dramatically widened its customer base since the coronavirus pandemic began.The platform saw its total addressable market increase dramatically as students left campus to abide by COVID regulations instituted by the CDC. Suddenly, live, …

Dua Lipa and James Corden's 'New Rules' parody is an anthem for coronavirus dating
coronavirus

Dua Lipa and James Corden’s ‘New Rules’ parody is an anthem for coronavirus dating

“Wear a mask / Wash your hands / It’s not like you have / Other plans.” Dating is already a tricky, complicated business, but the coronavirus — and the virtual/socially distanced dates it’s led to — have only added to this. Here to drum home just how messy the whole …

Outschool, newly profitable, raises a $45M Series B for virtual small group classes
coronavirus

Outschool, newly profitable, raises a $45M Series B for virtual small group classes

Outschool, which started in 2015 as a platform for homeschooled students to bolster their extracurricular activities, has dramatically widened its customer base since the coronavirus pandemic began.The platform saw its total addressable market increase dramatically as students went home or campus to abide by COVID regulations instituted by the CDC. …

Outschool, newly profitable, raises a $45M Series B for virtual small group classes
coronavirus

Outschool, newly profitable, raises a $45M Series B for virtual small group classes

Outschool, which started in 2015 as a platform for homeschooled students to bolster their extracurricular activities, has dramatically widened its customer base since the coronavirus pandemic began.The platform saw its total addressable market increase dramatically as students went home or campus to abide by COVID regulations instituted by the CDC. …

Dua Lipa and James Corden's 'New Rules' parody is an anthem for coronavirus dating
coronavirus

Dua Lipa and James Corden’s ‘New Rules’ parody is an anthem for coronavirus dating

“Wear a mask / Wash your hands / It’s not like you have / Other plans.” Dating is already a tricky, complicated business, but the coronavirus — and the virtual/socially distanced dates it’s led to — have only added to this. Here to drum home just how messy the whole …

The practical guide to mid-pandemic sex, because abstinence isn't cutting it
coronavirus

The practical guide to mid-pandemic sex, because abstinence isn’t cutting it

I have a confession: I’ve had sex since social distancing began. With someone I met on Tinder, someone I don’t live with. And I know friends doing the same.  With the pandemic still a major concern across the United States, people having sex or even just wanting to have sex …

Dua Lipa and James Corden's 'New Rules' parody is an anthem for coronavirus dating
coronavirus

Dua Lipa and James Corden’s ‘New Rules’ parody is an anthem for coronavirus dating

“Wear a mask / Wash your hands / It’s not like you have / Other plans.” Dating is already a tricky, complicated business, but the coronavirus — and the virtual/socially distanced dates it’s led to — have only added to this. Here to drum home just how messy the whole …

4 ways that young people are thriving despite the trauma of 2020
coronavirus

4 ways that young people are thriving despite the trauma of 2020

Back in March, Joshua Rivera had just finished planning his post-graduation life.  By summer, after earning his associate’s degree in photography from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, he’d land in Los Angeles. Rivera, 20, found an apartment and roommate. He’d lined up an internship and freelance …

4 ways that young people are thriving despite the trauma of 2020
coronavirus

4 ways that young people are thriving despite the trauma of 2020

Back in March, Joshua Rivera had just finished planning his post-graduation life.  By summer, after earning his associate’s degree in photography from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, he’d land in Los Angeles. Rivera, 20, found an apartment and roommate. He’d lined up an internship and freelance …

Jennifer Doudna sees CRISPR gene-editing tech as a Swiss Army knife for COVID-19 and beyond
Biotech

Jennifer Doudna sees CRISPR gene-editing tech as a Swiss Army knife for COVID-19 and beyond

Jennifer Doudna, one of the pioneers of the gene-editing technique known as CRISPR, thinks the biotech tool could be an essential one for combating COVID-19 and future pandemics. Due to its capacity to be “reprogrammed” like software, CRISPR could eventually be integral to countless tests and treatments. In an interview …