Latest from Jayne Orenstein
With more than 10 million coronavirus cases reported across the U.S., public health experts are calling for universal face mask usage. Here's why.
  • Nov 11, 2020
New technologies may allow us to use the atmosphere itself to vent excess heat from Earth directly into space.
  • Oct 6, 2020
President Trump’s doctors said he has taken an antiviral drug, an antibody cocktail, a steroid and other supplements. A toxicology expert explains.
  • Oct 5, 2020
Fifteen hours of audio from the grand jury proceedings were released after no officers were directly charged in the killing of Breonna Taylor.
  • Oct 2, 2020
In climate-conscious Denmark, the supermarket chain Coop is using an app to help customers understand the carbon footprint of the food they buy.
  • Sep 30, 2020
What are the differences between the two types of transmission, how do scientists believe coronavirus spreads, and how does this affect the pandemic?
  • Sep 29, 2020
A tumor geneticist, who turned his lab into a coronavirus sequencing facility, helped expose a coronavirus outbreak in an Iowa meatpacking plant.
  • Sep 24, 2020
Un genetista especializado en tumores, que convirtió su laboratorio en un taller de secuenciación de coronavirus, ayudó a exponer un brote de covid-19.
  • Sep 24, 2020
The Kentucky attorney general said the shooting was a "tragedy," but not a crime. He explained why only one officer was indicted in the Breonna Taylor case.
  • Sep 23, 2020
7 police officers were suspended in Rochester, N.Y., after a video showed police officers placing a hood on Daniel Prude, who later died.
  • Sep 3, 2020