SciFriday: The Blood is the Life

September 27, 2019

A biotech company’s experiment with editing the DNA of disease-carrying mosquitoes in Brazil has not only failed, it may have created a stronger breed of supermosquitoes.

SciFriday: Mumps Makes a Comeback

September 6, 2019

The CDC reports that 900 cases of mumps have been reported over the past year at immigrant detention centers in the US. What’s surprising is that several dozen workers have gotten sick, raising questions about the MMR vaccine.

The Epstein Rabbit Hole

July 15, 2019

There are many questions about accused billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The biggest may be why a federal prosecutor was told to cut a non-prosecution deal with Epstein in 2008 because he “belonged to intelligence.”

Hundreds of Migrants from Congo Dropped in San Antonio

June 10, 2019

San Antonio officials were surprised when hundreds of illegal immigrants from Congo were dropped off in their city last week with hundreds more arriving soon. Who helped them get here, and why is the US admitting migrants from a country in the middle of an Ebola outbreak?

Farrakhan Says “I Am Jesus”

April 8, 2019

Louis Farrakhan told his followers in February that God doesn’t love the world and Jesus didn’t die on the cross. Further, he said, “I am that Jesus.”

Disastrous Flooding in Midwest

April 2, 2019

The Midwest is suffering through flooding of biblical proportions, and it may get worse. Experts worry that the Fort Peck Dam on the upper Missouri River could fail, which could devastate the country from Montana to Saint Louis.

Bad Budget

February 14, 2019

The compromise budget proposal in Congress only gives the president $1.4 billion for a border wall, a quarter of what he requested, while sending $5.3 billion for border fencing to Israel, Jordan, and Ukraine.

SciFriday: Dark Side of the Moon

January 4, 2019

China’s Chang’e 4 lunar probe has landed on the far side of the moon. We discuss the mission, the moon’s role in pagan religion, and the practice of scientists drawing on pagan religion to name objects in space and scientific missions.

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