It is really, really inconvenient to get sick in space. At least, that’s what I took away from some recent reporting on astronaut microbiomes and zero-gravity…
The first and hopefully last time that I ever write something about “penis fencing.”
One of this year’s breakout novels is based on the life of a real scientist.
In which I issue a challenge to myself.
I found a medical book for women from 1879 and it’s amazing.
The CDC has public data on mortality. I used it to break down American deaths by where and why they happened.
*according to other people
Law enforcement have unintentionally amassed enormous databases on Americans’ whereabouts.
RapGenius now lets you search for the most common words in rap lyrics. For a science writer like me, the next step was obvious.
The case will decide whether it’s illegal to peer in on open wi-fi networks.