Annalee Newitz, the tech culture editor at Ars Technica, joins us to discuss the week’s science news, including how to find a hidden room in an ancient pyramid.
A global agreement will phase out heat-trapping HFCs in air conditioners, refrigerants, and other systems.
A flesh-eating parasite, previously eradicated on U.S. soil, has decimated Florida’s Key deer. Can the screwworm be re-eradicated in time to save them?
Alison Van Eenennaam and colleagues at UC Davis, along with researchers at the biotech company Recombinetics, aim to develop a genetically hornless cattle that might one day replace cows whose horns must be physical removed through expensive and painful methods.
A new look at mortality suggests that even as average lifespan increases, there’s still a hard cap on how long we can live.
The United Nations will launch a space mission carrying payloads from countries that don’t have their own space programs.