Katherine J. Wu
scientist. writer. science writer.
Predators drove a lizard population to extinction without eating them
HIV proteins’ ‘social networks’ reveal why some patients control infection better than others
50,000-Year-Old Fossils in the Philippines Hint at a New Species of Early Human
Radical Ideas Spread Through Social Media. Are the Algorithms to Blame?
Lack of Diversity in Genetic Research Could be Costing Us Our Health
To save a girl’s life, researchers injected her with genetically engineered viruses
A Bird’s Eye View of Quantum Entanglement
Seeing ‘Evolution in Real Time’: Mice Blend in to Survive
The Women of NASA's New Horizons Team Are Breaking Boundaries—in More Ways Than One
Google Says It Built A ‘Superhuman’ Game-Playing AI. Is It Truly Intelligent?
Not Your Mom’s Genes: Mitochondrial DNA Can Come from Dad
Cat Tongues Are Covered in Hundreds of Body-Cooling, Moisture-Wicking Quill Pens
Wombats Poop in Cubes. Scientists Are Figuring Out How
All-Female Termite Colonies Reproduce Without Male Input
Do Not Fear the Drones Air-Dropping 50,000 Mosquitoes From Above
Cancer Is One Worry Elephants Can Feel Free to Forget
Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm
It’s Not Without Caws That Crows Desecrate Their Dead