Dermatologists look for problems that are literally skin deep. That can be complicated when your skin is darker. Plus, how understanding water flow and chemistry can help you brew the perfect cup of coffee.
COVID-19 has decreased trips to the pediatrician, leaving kids vulnerable to disease. Plus, how engineers are looking to nature for inspiration to create new forms of concrete, and an electronic musician turns heartbeats and brain-waves into sound.
The Trump administration is reversing nearly 100 environmental rules and regulations, affecting air, water, and public health. Plus, scientists examined 26 ancient genomes to find clues about how people spread across the Asian continent 10,000 years ago.
A breakdown of this week’s COVID-19 news, including what we do and don’t know about the virus in semen and coronavirus mutations. Plus koji has transformed food for centuries—and it’s a perfect tool for culinary experimentation.
How pre-existing social inequities exacerbate COVID-19’s impact on Black, Latino, and Native American communities. Plus, USGS scientists used their expertise in map-making to catalogue the geology of the moon.
Scientists map the coronavirus’ spread, helping navigate COVID-19 responses. Plus, evolutionary biologist Neil Shubin tells the story of how life started on Earth by tracing important milestones in evolutionary biology.
In 2018, over 15,000 people were diagnosed with Valley Fever in the U.S. We travel to hot spots in the American West to learn more about the people it harms. Plus, after 30 years, the Hubble Space Telescope still offers sharp insight into space.
You aren’t alone in grieving the climate crisis. We talk about turning feelings of loss into action. Plus, shake off those feelings of isolation, and join the City Nature Challenge to celebrate Citizen Science Month.