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.
In states where same sex-marriage was legalized, the suicide attempts among gay, lesbian, and bisexual teens dropped by 14 percent.
Annalee Newitz, the tech culture editor at Ars Technica, joins us to discuss the week’s science news, including how to find a hidden room in an ancient pyramid.
Homo sapiens worldwide may have descended from a single migration event out of Africa more than 50,000 years ago.
Annalee Newitz and Ann VanderMeer share their science fiction picks to add to your summer reading list.