General Health Pandemic Public Health

The untold origin story of the N95 mask

Plague mask
Copper engraving of Dr. Schnabel, a plague doctor in 17th century Rome. [Image: Wiki Commons]

The most important design object of our time was more than a century in the making. Click here to learn more…

For better protection, use parchment paper instead of a paper towel, as this Italian pharmacist explain.

Italian phrase of the day
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Environment General Health

Why is the world getting fatter?

Silhouette of fat people
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