Sigal Samuel

Vox

Guest

Staff Writer at Vox.

Sigal Samuel on KCRW

Gene editing experiments raise ethical questions, and gene editing experiments with primates are even more controversial. For instance, what if we make monkeys too similar to humans?

Chinese researchers have created a new kind of monkey, with human brain genes

Gene editing experiments raise ethical questions, and gene editing experiments with primates are even more controversial. For instance, what if we make monkeys too similar to humans?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Seward Johnson’s, 26-foot tall, 2011 sculpture “Forever Marilyn” depicts the truly iconic Marilyn Monroe mid-subway breeze from that famous scene in “The Seven Year Itch” — face…

from Greater LA

For African Americans, June 19 (Juneteenth) is both a celebration of freedom and an occasion of somber remembrance.

from Life Examined

This one-hour special will focus on the mental health impacts of anti-Asian racism and violence on AAPI communities statewide.

It is time to re-look at laws intended to protect victims of domestic violence as they have had unintended consequences

from Second Opinion

Asking health care providers a simple question is surprisingly accurate at predicting how long a person has to live and this information can make a big difference in how people chose…

from Second Opinion

For years pharmaceutical companies have provide gifts and kickbacks to doctors who prescribed their drugs.

from Second Opinion

With the state’s color-coded reopening tiers riding off into the sunset, there’s no more social distancing, and masks in almost every indoor situation are being retired.

from KCRW Features

California officials say they'll adopt the CDC’s relaxed mask guidelines on June 15, giving the state a month to boost vaccination rates.

from Greater LA

LA Councilman Mike Bonin, representing the Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, and Venice, is proposing that parts of some city-owned land, including parks and beach parking lots, be turned…

from Greater LA