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.
World leaders are meeting—virtually—to discuss climate policy and emissions targets. Then, why creating barriers to gender-affirming healthcare endangers the mental health and well-being of transgender kids. And a colorful conversation about the tiny, tenacious hummingbird.
In a sea of misinformation, some scientists are debunking myths and providing straight-forward information on social media. Plus, how freeze-dried twigs and leaves from beneath Greenland’s ice cap provide a record of a warmer time. And a look at the science of rainbows.
Small amounts of all drugs are now legal in Oregon—but the state’s addiction and recovery community are still debating if it’s a good idea. Plus, we answer all the tooth questions you’ve never thought to ask. And choosing when to end a conversation is a perplexing psychological problem.