Russell: COVID-19 Opens Science

Russell: COVID-19 Opens Science

Sabin Russell finds yet another impact of COVID-19–on the open science movement. In Hutch News, Sabin (@Sabinwiki) talks with Fred Hutch scientists about using social media and preprint servers such as arXiv to post evidence about SARS-CoV-2, free and before peer...
Lindley and Olson: Apocalypse Q&A

Lindley and Olson: Apocalypse Q&A

For History News Network, Robin Lindley and Steve Olson have a wide-ranging discussion about Steve’s new book, The Apocalypse Factory: Plutonium and the Making of the Atomic Age. Their conversation is moves from Steve’s hometown near the nuclear facility in Hanford,...
Gibbs: COVID Disparities

Gibbs: COVID Disparities

Wayt Gibbs created a one-hour documentary that asks: “Why is COVID-19 so much worse for Black, Indigenous, Latinx and other Americans of color?” The film showcases three leading researchers whose analyses help to answer this question. Wayt (@WaytGibbs) is currently...
Mapes: Coronavirus Collateral Damage

Mapes: Coronavirus Collateral Damage

The pandemic makes everyday life hard enough, writes Diane Mapes. It also adds new barriers and challenges to getting cancer care. In an article for Hutch News, Diane (@ double_whammied) reports on how COVID-19 is disrupting the oncology world. Diane talks with...
Schnaiberg: Farm-Fresh Flies

Schnaiberg: Farm-Fresh Flies

For Anthropocene, Lynn Schnaiberg has a new take on insects as a sustainable protein source. Lynn’s piece is not about crickets, ants, or mealworms for our dinner table but as feed for farmed fish or meat. The black soldier fly (or its larvae, actually) could solve...