Sep 10, 2021
Strange COVID Origin Theory Gaining Traction
In early August 2021, a preprint reported a potentially huge discovery. Researchers had looked at samples that were collected as part of measles and rubella surveillance in Italy....
Jun 6, 2021
Can We Take the High Out of Psychedelics?
David Olson is taking the high out of psychedelics. A chemical biologist at the University of California, Davis, Olson wants to tweak psychedelic drugs so they no longer produce a...
May 11, 2021
Scientists Keep Ignoring Ugly Plants
During Italy’s strict lockdown in March 2020, Martino Adamo had time to kill. A plant researcher at the University of Turin, Adamo couldn’t go into the lab or out to the...
Apr 12, 2021
Did Invention Make Us Human?
In one of Aesop’s fables, The Crow and the Pitcher, we are introduced to a thirsty bird. As luck would have it, the bird happens to stumble across a pitcher, which has a pool...
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