SciFriday: Flattening the Coronavirus Curve

March 20, 2020

Slowing the spread of COVID-19 is essential so our health care system isn’t overwhelmed. We discuss the estimates, economic impact, potential treatments, and the prophetic implications of SARS-CoV-2. See every new episode at!

SciFriday: Containing COVID-19

March 13, 2020

COVID-19 compelled President Trump to take strong measures this week, suspending travel from Europe and promising financial relief. We discuss the spread of the virus, its economic impact, and the claim that the virus was triggered by 5G radio waves.

Zika, vaccines, and GMO mosquitoes

February 5, 2016

The World Health Organization has declared an emergency over the outbreak of Zika in Latin America. But is the increase in birth defects in Brazil caused by the virus or something else?