Wired and Scientific American
Blogger on infectious diseases and public health for Wired and columnist for Scientific American; author of Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA
Public health officials don't want to "cry wolf" or frighten people more than needed. So, they don't often use apocalyptic language.
Mar. 25, 2013from To the Point
Antibiotics are essential to the so-called "miracle" of modern medicine. Now antibiotic-resistant bacteria have shown up at American grocery stores.
Apr. 20, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
Researchers in Arizona sampled meat and poultry sold at grocery stores in Flagstaff, Los Angeles, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale and Washington, DC.
Apr. 20, 2011from To the Point
Well, you can try.
Jun. 5from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
There were Trumpian moments, but it wasn’t Trump’s most turbulent trip to Europe.
Jun. 7from Left, Right & Center
It was supposed to be infrastructure week for real this time.
May. 24from Left, Right & Center
Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.
May. 3from Scheer Intelligence
Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.
May. 24from Scheer Intelligence
The biggest story of modern times is bad for audience ratings. To save money, news outlets are hiding the truth of environmental disaster.
May. 27from To the Point
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra hit a milestone recently: He's now sued the Trump Administration more times than the Texas Attorney General sued the feds during Barack…
Jun. 14from KCRW Features
All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.
May. 18from To the Point
Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.
May. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand