Author: Jeremy Hsu

When Medical Privacy Hides the Health of Presidential Candidates

When Medical Privacy Hides the Health of Presidential Candidates

Too little—and too much—medical information on candidates could deceive voters this election season.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted September 3, 2008

A Good Microbe is Hard to Kill

A Good Microbe is Hard to Kill

NASA’s “clean rooms” are home to a variety of extreme bacteria.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted November 9, 2007

Does the “Right Brain vs. Left Brain” Spinning Dancer Test Work?

Does the “Right Brain vs. Left Brain” Spinning Dancer Test Work?

– asks Aki from San Francisco

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted October 29, 2007

Storm Signs from New York’s Past

Storm Signs from New York’s Past

The Big Apple is due for a hurricane and more vulnerable than ever.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted October 6, 2007

Gridlock on the Grid

Gridlock on the Grid

As the national power grid ages, we become more vulnerable to blackouts.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted August 29, 2007

We Love Lucy - but is She Science or Art?

We Love Lucy – but is She Science or Art?

A microscopic image of our ancestor’s thigh bone blurs the definitions of art and science.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted August 15, 2007

Our Waifish Wetlands

Our Waifish Wetlands

Sediment starved deltas may prove too frail to withstand warming, rising oceans.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted June 22, 2007

Does elevating your heart rate during exercise have the same effect on you as a fight or flight response?

Does elevating your heart rate during exercise have the same effect on you as a fight or flight response?

– asks Anh Nguyen from San Jose, California

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted June 11, 2007

Got Flu?

Got Flu?

Some Experts are Betting on it

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted May 23, 2007

New Music Video Directors on the Tube

New technology is paving the way for music videos.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted April 30, 2007

Taking the Climate's Temperature

Taking the Climate’s Temperature

How scientists measure the sensitivity of our climate.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted March 19, 2007

Is there a cavity vaccine?

Is there a cavity vaccine?

– asks Ellie Robinson

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted February 23, 2007

Reel Science: Children of Men

The science behind an Oscar-nominated film.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted February 21, 2007

Tracing a Bullet Back to Its Gun

Tracing a Bullet Back to Its Gun

Researchers use acoustics to help soldiers better defend themselves from sniper fire.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted January 29, 2007

A Brighter Energy Future

A Brighter Energy Future

One physicist’s view on what we need to do.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted December 11, 2006

Does playing violent video games really lead to violent behavior?

Does playing violent video games really lead to violent behavior?

–asks Sherman Quillwort from Milford, Utah.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted November 20, 2006

The Barefoot College

The Barefoot College

An innovative project uses solar power to empower the poor.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted November 9, 2006

Evangelicals and Climate Change

A Hell of a time for those left behind.

By Jeremy Hsu | Posted October 4, 2006