Tag: disease

Newsworthy – March 27th, 2020

Invasive herbivores might actually help ecosystems, testing in Iceland suggests 50% of COVID-19 cases are asymptomatic, Congress passes the largest economic stimulus package in recent memory, the Marine Corps is undergoing a transformation. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Newsworthy – February 28th, 2020

The coronavirus continues to be a mounting health and economic crisis, China sends an army of ducks to Pakistan, a court rules in favor of private internet companies censoring content. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Newsworthy – February 14th, 2020

Medical experts fear the coronavirus outbreak in China could be bigger than reported, the U.S. Army is taking steps to coordinate more with Europe over Russia, and this year’s Oscars winner is a foreign film. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this…

Stuff Explained Ep26: Coronavirus

The coronavirus has become the latest global pandemic. With all the strong government responses and media frenzy, concern and fear have been stoked across the world. But what is the coronavirus? This episode of Stuff Explained gives you everything you need to know about…

Newsworthy – Dec 19th, 2019

Donald Trump has become the third president of the United States to become impeached, obesity and undernutrition are becoming increasingly connected, almost half of American workers are stuck in low wage jobs, Congress to raise legal age to purchase tobacco products. These, and more,…

Stuff Explained Ep17: Crisis in The Marshall Islands

This episode was inspired by a recent article from the Los Angeles Times depicting the harrowing ordeal faced by The Marshall Islands. Tune in to hear how the Marshall Islands ended up being the largest dumpsite of American radioactive waste, how climate change could…

The Perils of Lyme Disease

The potential damages caused by Lyme Disease are more far-reaching than most of us have been taught.

Newsworthy – Apr 26th, 2019

Very young children should have limited screen time, higher death rates from multiple causes found in the South, Google has received authorization for drone operations, and social security costs to exceed income in 2020. These are just a few of the newsworthy stories from…