Ed Yong is a science writer for The Atlantic based in Washington, D.C.
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.
Mantis shrimps pack a punch, and bryozoans might be an effective carbon sink in Antarctic waters.