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.
David Corcoran, center, with the New York Times science writers John Noble Wilford and Natalie Angier. Ask just about any journalist — any person, really — who knew David Corcoran, and they will have a story. Each story will be different, but certain words will inevitably surface. Among the most common will be “mentor,” “supportive,” “happy,” […]
A Q&A with KSJ alumnus Yves Sciama (’14), who, as co-chair of the World Conference of Science Journalists programming committee, helped lead the effort to assemble a diverse, compelling lineup of panels and speakers.