Ed Yong is a science writer and author of An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal The Hidden Realms Around Us. (Random House, 2022)
Ultraviolet perception is incredibly common in animals—just not in humans. Ed Yong dives into the history of how scientists saw the light.
The U.S. was woefully unprepared for COVID-19, thanks to longstanding issues. Can we change before the next pandemic?
How our own nasal microbiome could lead to new antibiotics, plus other short topics in science.
What can “Donkey Kong” tell us about the state of neuroscience? Plus the possible implications of Brexit for science.
Fine-tuning cancer immunotherapy and the good and bad of eliminating time zones.
The World Health Organization launches Antibiotic Awareness Week, and Hello Barbie raises privacy concerns.
Science writer Ed Yong deciphers the WHO’s red meat announcement and explains how electric eels immobilize prey.