Angus Hervey

Angus Hervey

May
14
168: Tabula Sapiens

168: Tabula Sapiens

Plus, our very own black hole, Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalism, a visit to the human factory, and good news on cancer in Canada, poverty in Vietnam, a global insurance giant ditching fossil fuels, and the end of greyhound racing in the US.
10 min read
Apr
23
167: Hyperaccumulator

167: Hyperaccumulator

Plus, electric airplanes, mRNA vaccines for cancer, globalists versus patriots, and good news on diabetes, poverty in Canada, grid upgrades in the United States, and a bucketload of new funding for ocean conservation.
13 min read
Apr
15
166: Earendel

166: Earendel

Plus, how Alphafold is upending life sciences, the end of the end of history, the care economy, and good news on womens' rights in Indonesia, a solar power boom in the Phillipines, and the return of forests in Scotland.
13 min read
Apr
08
165: Molecular Dissasembly Line

165: Molecular Dissasembly Line

Plus, Gigafactory fly-throughs, knitted soup bowl monsters, the first gap-free human genome, and good news on marine conservation in Australia, one-horned rhinoceroses in Assam, and walruses in Svalbard.
14 min read
Mar
25
164: Spider Talk

164: Spider Talk

Plus, the little copter that could, grid synchronization, lorecraft, and good news on maternal and neonatal tetanus, recyclable wind turbines and spotted owls.
12 min read
Mar
18
163: Book of Job

163: Book of Job

Plus, gyrotron-powered millimeter-wave geothermal drilling, swimming outdoors, Mali magic, and good news on clean cooking, EVs in France, and a mega donation for the Amazon.
11 min read
Feb
17
160: Stephen Hawking's Blackboard

160: Stephen Hawking's Blackboard

Plus, The Hum, the science of love, uncanny valleys and caring robots, and good news on rubella, the four day work week, gray wolves in the US, and clean energy down under.
11 min read
Feb
11
159: Elite Mountain Rescue

159: Elite Mountain Rescue

Plus, micromorts, a fusion breakthrough, electric schoolbuses, TED talks, and good news on sleeping sickness, HIV in Australia, clean steel in Europe, and ocean conservation in Cuba.
11 min read
Feb
03
158: No More Dead Butterflies

158: No More Dead Butterflies

Plus, an mRNA vaccine for HIV, ten love letters to Earth, exoplanets, and good news on Guinea Worm, divorce, record clean energy investments, butterflies, and tigers.
12 min read
Jan
26
157: Hickory, Dickory, Dock

157: Hickory, Dickory, Dock

Plus, a new kind of MRI, hiking robots, world rugby XV, and good news for the Everglades, women's rights in Pakistan and India, rewilding in Finland, and electric vehicle range anxiety.
11 min read