Correspondent and senior editor on NPR's science desk; former national science reporter at the Washington Post
Americans who distrust pharmaceutical companies have helped make homeopathic remedies a multi-billion-dollar industry, but critics say it needs more oversight.
Apr. 20, 2015from To the Point
Last Friday, researchers in Atlanta injected millions of embryonic stem cells into a patient with a damaged spine, in the first clinical trial of embryonic stem cells in a human…
Oct. 12, 2010from To the Point
Billions of tax dollars have been paid to pharmaceutical giants, millions of doses of vaccine are on their way to huge warehouses and thousands of health workers are waiting.
Oct. 5, 2009from To the Point
Dr. Margaret Flowers predicts how the coronavirus pandemic will impact the ongoing struggle for universal health care in the U.S.
May. 8from Scheer Intelligence
A Los Angeles real estate consultant has agreed to plead guilty to a federal racketeering offense for participating in a “pay-to-play” schem e at LA City Hall.
May. 14from KCRW Features
The unemployment rate is the worst since the Great Depression.
May. 8from Left, Right & Center
Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles due to continuing public unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.
May. 31from News Stories
The series “ Decoding Covid-19 ” offers a hopeful account of the international cooperation that has stemmed from the unprecedented crisis.
May. 22from Scheer Intelligence
Demonstrators assembled in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday as part of national protests calling attention to the death of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man killed by police officers…
May. 28from News Stories
Tech titans like Apple, Google and Facebook are about to get low-tech competition to help detect the novel coronavirus.
Jun. 1from To the Point
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss two of the biggest cases before the Supreme Court this…
May. 19from The Legal Eagle Files
Michaels Cohen and Flynn are in the news this week.
May. 6from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers