How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

Maybe you’ve seen spaghetti squash in the grocery store, but passed it by because the idea of cutting, peeling and preparing it was just too daunting. Fear no more. Spaghetti squash gets its name from its flesh, which resembles delicate strands of angel hair pasta when cooked. Many love that the squash is low in…

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The Coronavirus, by the Numbers

Adam Kucharski studies how diseases spread, but he’s not handling viruses in the lab or treating sick people in the hospital. He’s a mathematician at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and he uses math to understand outbreaks of diseases like Ebola, SARS, influenza and now Covid-19. His goal is to design better…

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36 Hours in Zermatt

“Nature is built on a stupendous plan in that region,” Mark Twain once wrote of the valley leading into Zermatt. “There is nothing tame, or cheap, or trivial — it is all magnificent.” Much of today’s Zermatt would still be familiar to Twain. The high, stony pyramid of the Matterhorn — “lonely, conspicuous, and superb,”…

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