Between variants and vaccine hesitancy, the U.S. may be a long way from vaccinating our way out of the pandemic. Plus, early indicators predict that California’s next wildfire season will be particularly bad. And 3D-printed beetles are helping scientists understand where new insect species come from.
Virologist Angela Rasmussen explains the virus variant and the latest controversy of the vaccine distribution.
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A Science Friday archival special with an ode to science from the band They Might Be Giants.
FDA advisors recommended Moderna’s vaccine for emergency use Thursday, one step shy of full authorization. Plus, scan the skies for Jupiter and Saturn’s coming conjunction.
Researchers are trying to understand the relationships between communities of bacteria in the human mouth.