Staff writer for The Atlantic where he covers science; former writer of the National Geographic's Not Exactly Rocket Science blog
American diplomats heard a mysterious sound in their homes in Cuba a few years ago. Some suffered dizziness, insomnia, and hearing loss. Donald Trump blamed Cuba.
Jan. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Four years ago, there was worldwide panic after an Ebola outbreak. More than 11,000 people died before it was brought under control. But Ebola didn’t go away.
Jul. 11, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
We have about 40 trillion microbes living in and on us. In other words: a lot of germs. Until recently, we thought they were the enemy. Now we know they keep us alive.
Aug. 29, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.
Apr. 29from To the Point
A special live Left, Right & Center from the Milken Institute Global Conference.
May. 3from Left, Right & Center
There’s still much to discuss.
Apr. 24from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
And we’re still waiting for the Mueller report.
Apr. 10from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Attorney General William Barr released the highly anticipated Mueller report this morning.
Apr. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
But will they hold him in contempt of Congress?
Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.
May. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
Oil sanctions for Venezuela and aid cuts to Central America: Trump claims they promote democracy and curb illegal immigration.
Apr. 11from To the Point