Annalee Newitz is the founding editor of the science website io9.com and editor-at-large for arstechnica.com. They’re a journalist with a decade’s experience in writing about science, culture, and the future for such publications as Wired, Popular Science, and The Washington Post. They are the editor of the anthology She’s Such a Geek: Women Write About Science, Technology, and Other Geeky Stuff and were a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT. They live in San Francisco, California.
Native American crops you’ve never heard of, a new timeline for plants, and measuring the stench of the Neolithic era.
This week, President Trump signed a directive that would set NASA’s sights on the moon…again.
Science journalist Annalee Newitz joins us to talk about some of the stories from the week in science.
An archaeological find near Oaxaca, Mexico hints at the rise of bureaucratic government in the Americas.