Inmates, Doctors, and the Battle Over Trans Medical Care

Inmates, Doctors, and the Battle Over Trans Medical Care

    08 Jul 2021

Stephen Levine was born in 1942 in Pittsburgh. He wanted to be a doctor from the time he was a little boy; he saw how much his parents and people in his community respected the profession. At Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, he decided to go into psychiatry, drawn to how the field

The Drought Is Making the Klamath River’s Baby Salmon Sick

The Drought Is Making the Klamath River’s Baby Salmon Sick

    05 Jun 2021

This story originally appeared in High Country News and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The video shows clear river water washing over rocks as sunlight dances in the shallows. Small slivers of white that look like leaves float on the surface. But they aren’t leaves; they’re the bodies of juvenile salmon, most of

Engineered viruses can fight the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Engineered viruses can fight the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

    24 Feb 2021

As the world fights the SARS-CoV-2 virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic, another group of dangerous pathogens looms in the background. The threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria has been growing for years and appears to be getting worse. If COVID-19 taught us one thing, it’s that governments should be prepared for more global public health crises, and

Focus On Series : S01E01

Focus On Series : S01E01

    30 Jan 2021

PART 1: Gender Based Violence In Kenya. Today’s Episode highlights the plight of Gender Based Violence in Kenya.

WIRED25 Day 3: Look at Problems in a New Way

WIRED25 Day 3: Look at Problems in a New Way

    01 Oct 2020

Conversations on the final day of this year’s WIRED25 event revolved around the existential mess that has characterized 2020: Covid-19, election integrity, California wildfires. But the experts who came together to share their insights into these problems, and the work they have been doing to confront them, also communicated a sense of genuine optimism. SUBSCRIBE

The WIRED Coronavirus Glossary | WIRED

The WIRED Coronavirus Glossary | WIRED

    02 Jun 2020

There’s a lot of noise about the coronavirus out there. As if living through a pandemic wasn’t difficult enough on its own, the rampant spread of misinformation about the virus has only made things murkier. And it’s especially hard to keep the facts straight when you have a strange new vocabulary thrust upon you practically

Covid-19 Flares Up in America’s Polluted ‘Sacrifice Zones’

Covid-19 Flares Up in America’s Polluted ‘Sacrifice Zones’

    26 May 2020

Air is political. Research indicates race is the biggest predictor of whether a person lives near a heavily polluted area. Covid-19 is especially lethal for patients with respiratory problems. Now researchers are studying whether air pollution makes Covid-19 illnesses more severe. They are especially concerned with so-called sacrifice zones, areas with pervasive exposure to toxic

Covid-19’s Toll on Prison Labor Doesn’t Just Hurt Inmates

Covid-19’s Toll on Prison Labor Doesn’t Just Hurt Inmates

    19 May 2020

While millions of Americans shelter in their homes, America’s prisoners are at work. In at least 20 states, from Florida to Michigan to Texas to California, incarcerated workers are making hand sanitizer, face masks, and protective gowns at prison manufacturing facilities. In Indiana, they’re making plastic face shields. In Oregon, they’re doing hospitals’ laundry. If

How to Go From Zero Customers to 600,000 in Less Than 4 Years

How to Go From Zero Customers to 600,000 in Less Than 4 Years

    24 Apr 2020

Jeff Bullas: Hi everyone and welcome to the Jeff Bullas show. Today, we’re going to be interviewing Steve Rayson. Before I actually have a chat with him, what I’m going to do is I’m just going to read a little bit about what Steve has done. Now Steve and I met, it was in Dublin,

You’re Not Going Back to Normal Office Life for a Long, Long Time

You’re Not Going Back to Normal Office Life for a Long, Long Time

    22 Apr 2020

This article originally appeared on VICE US. Last Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg announced that he had decided to slow down plans to move Facebook employees back into their offices. In a statement, the CEO said that employees with the ability to work from home would continue to do so at least through May. Whenever the company