Kate Yandell's life goal is to understand how the world works. If anyone can summarize her interests in a more focused way, please let her know. Her past pursuits include studying marine worms, making cheese, and comparing translations of Beowulf. She enjoys singing in choirs and frequently startles people with strange vocalizations while walking the streets of New York. She is excited to lend her (speaking) voice to the radio!
Kate Yandell reports the issues surrounding Modafinil, the drug that helps people stave off sleep and concentrate on the task at hand. Laura Geggel talks about how young adults living with cancer often fall through the cracks at support groups. Jon Chang muses about quantum physics.
Jon Chang talks to a scorpion expert about venom, Rose Eveleth discusses cell phone phantom vibrations, Kate Yandell tells us about food deserts (no, not desserts) and Laura Geggel shares how foster parents are helping animal shelters.