The story of 20th century sociologist Robert Martinson offers an object lesson on the power, and peril, of science communication, writes Project Fellow Ashley Belanger.
KSJ Project Fellow Peter Andrey Smith scrutinized the use of dogs as “sniff” witnesses — and found it was clouded by cultural assumptions and biases.
While researching the origin and evolution of corn, Lourdes Medrano discovered a powerful story of dedication and self-sacrifice.
As Covid-19 raged, Amy Maxmen took the long view, speaking to historians, political scientists, and public health experts about the roots of epidemics.
Science writers translate complex jargon for lay audiences, but sometimes it’s the simplest terms that require the most explanation.
With the country in the grip of Covid-19, a reporter traveling to Louisiana’s Isle de Jean Charles asks: Should I be doing this story now?