Indre Viskontas

Indre Viskontas is a neuroscientist, opera singer, and co-host of the Inquiring Minds podcast.

Naomi Klein on how fossil fuels threaten our ability to have healthy children

Why oil spills, fracking, and climate change pose a special danger to the youngest members of all species.

8 scary facts about antibiotic resistance

Science writer Maryn McKenna explains why the drugs we rely on may soon stop working.

How the Simpsons have secretly been teaching you math

Science author Simon Singh reveals the highly nerdy layer beneath the longest-running sitcom on TV.

We all start out as scientists, but then some of us forget

Psychologist Alison Gopnik explains why babies are so much better than adults at learning new things.

Could this 2013 Nobel laureate afford college today?

Randy Schekman, one of this year's Nobel Prize winners in medicine, says access to affordable, publicly supported higher education was crucial to his success. Can today's scientific talent even afford to pursue a career like his?