From sea level rise to global greenhouse gas emissions, here’s a look at climate science in 6 charts — and why we should still remain hopeful, from atmospheric scientist Betsy Weatherhead PhD.
Every year, a new influenza vaccine is created to protect against constantly evolving strains of the virus. But here’s what researchers like Florian Krammer PhD are doing to develop a universal shot which could target all flu viruses.
Atmospheric scientist John Allen PhD explains what scientists know — and don’t know — about rising temperatures, tornadoes and our future.
Within each of our minds, the activity of billions of neurons gives rise to a conscious experience — and not just any experience, yours, right here, right now. How does this happen? There’s still so much we don’t know … and that’s an amazing thing, says cognitive neuroscientist Anil Seth PhD.
From wrapping paper and greeting cards to party favors and ornaments, millions of everyday items sparkle due to glitter. And while these shimmering objects are festive and eye-catching, they’re harming our planet and contributing to climate change. Environmental science researcher Claire Gwinnett PhD explains how.
“I look absolutely fine, but I wake up every day in pain,” says social epidemiologist Margot Gage Witvliet PhD. Here, she shares what life with long COVID has been like — and how it can happen to anyone.
You’ve probably seen a lot of climate change jargon in the news lately — words like “mitigation”, “carbon neutral” and “sustainable development”. To free you from confusion, here’s a helpful explainer from science communicators and researchers.