This week: Declines in cancer, the significance of hospitals, climate & religion, bird maps, gender pay gaps, intelligence & personality, the pyramids…

November 2022

This week: The curve of death, eliminating HIV, the impact of cash donations, lemurs picking their nose, the spread of dumplings, trade, and some cool…

October 2022

This week: A stream of new vaccines, deaths over the 20th century, how flu became milder, how children reduce crime, how to reduce stomach cancer, and…

September 2022

This week: How to set the scene for a Zika virus vaccine. Plus a lot of new links and podcasts.

August 2022

This week: Reflecting on my writing process. Plus: what to know about polio, monkeypox, sex ratios, detecting snakes, when kids learn words, and more.
This week: A dive into lactose intolerance.

July 2022

This week: Cancers you can get vaccinated against, cancers that are infectious, prion diseases that aren't so rare, and more.
This week: How to fix peer review, access data, rethink Alzheimer's research, and save over a million lives.
This week: An award from the Royal Statistical Society, and major advances since the Human Genome Project.
This week: How to eradicate a disease without a vaccine, earnings over a lifetime, and some fun podcasts.

June 2022

This week: Vaccines against heart attacks, giant bacteria, plus some great new books and podcasts.
This week: New RSV vaccines, new trials, and an ancient epidemic mystery being resolved. And this is only the beginning.