Amy Nordrum is News Editor at IEEE Spectrum in New York City. Previously, she was a science writer for the International Business Times.
A surprising study suggesting that RNA could play a role in a snail’s memory leads this week’s news roundup.
New research argues that mysterious deep-space radio bursts may be produced by neutron stars.
Plus, the latest on the eruption of volcano Mount Agung on the island of Bali.
A blueberry farm in Oregon turns to a high-tech trick to ward off birds from eating crops.
Hospitals commonly schedule surgeons to start a new surgery while someone else finishes their last one. Should they notify patients?
Plus, how is one of the most isolated islands on Earth also the most littered?