Roberto Ferdman writes about food policy and economics for The Washington Post and is based in New York, New York.
The State of Nuclear Power, Climate Refugees, and Bad News for Bananas
Journalists Maggie Koerth-Baker and Roberto Ferdman discuss the state of nuclear power around the world, as well as the fungal threat to bananas.
Red Meat Ruckus, Electrifying Eels, and Sugar Overload
Science writer Ed Yong deciphers the WHO’s red meat announcement and explains how electric eels immobilize prey.
Urban Ecosystems, Turing Nanopatterns, and Serving Sizes
Brandon Keim, a freelance science reporter, shares this week’s top science news.
El Niño Vs. the Blob, Yeast Painkillers, and a Butter Bummer
This week’s news roundup takes us to San Francisco, where Ira is joined by KQED science and environment reporter Lauren Sommer.