Meet Nautilus, a new science and culture magazine with gorgeous design and a team of talented writers like Rose Eveleth, Lee Billings, Jennifer Ouellette, Veronique Greenwood and more. The first issue is on human uniqueness. And here's Amos Zeeberg talking about what Nautilus is about
Worried about H7N9? Don't forget H5N1. It can go airborne after swapping genes with the 2009 pandemic H1N1 strain. My story for Nature.
The inimitable Maryn McKenna on the new coronavirus & international opacity about outbreaks
Psychology bonanza! Nature published a story about a new dust-up on social priming following a failed replication, drawing criticism from several psychologists including