The author of the blog Our Modern Plagues, Brooke Borel is also a contributing editor for Popular Science. She’s based in Brooklyn, New York.
Bed Bug Genome, Zika Virus Update, and Computing Under the Waves
Two teams of researchers mapped out the bed bug genome. Plus, does Microsoft’s idea for underwater data centers hold water?
Arctic Climate Change, Pot Pesticides, and Student Data
Brooke Borel, from “Popular Science,” shares her top stories from this week in science, and “New York Times” reporter Natasha Singer debates the pros and cons of collecting student data.
Polio-free Nigeria, Ant Cooperation, and Tweet Takedowns
Brooke Borel, of Popular Science and the blog Our Modern Plagues, shares this week’s top science news.