To take the stage at The Story Collider, a live storytelling show that consists of “true, personal stories about science,” you don’t need to be a scientist — or even a storyteller. Katherine Wu, co-producer of The Story Collider’s Boston shows, explains you just need to have been affected in some way by science.
Over her decade-long reporting journey, Eban traveled to four continents and interviewed more than 240 people. “I could not have done this book and gotten to the depth I got without some serious sources,” she told KSJ fellows.
At MIT, Medaglia is working with data scientists and programmers to connect the dots between government policies and their tangible effects in the environment, translating money and politics into carbon emissions and metrics that people can understand.
The physician spoke to KSJ fellows about the ethical challenges of writing his third book, a look behind the scenes of a clinical drug trial.
In 2008, John Fauber got the tip that would set his career in a new direction. He caught wind that academic physicians at the University of Wisconsin, Madison were allegedly consulting and speaking for drug companies. And he decided to take a closer look.
For the past six decades, McElheny has written about many miraculous moments in science, from the lunar landing to the sequencing of the human genome. But he points back to one remarkable experience—witnessing an open-heart surgery—as the spark.