Author: Lucy Hicks

The looming threat to America’s favorite fruit

The looming threat to America’s favorite fruit

A deadly banana fungus has spread across Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Australia. Is Latin America next?

By Lucy Hicks | Posted July 11, 2018

We need a better way to measure monarch populations

We need a better way to measure monarch populations

An iconic butterfly is in trouble – but how much trouble?

By Lucy Hicks | Posted April 4, 2018

Could you lose your leg because of a tampon?

Could you lose your leg because of a tampon?

The biology behind the rare “tampon disease,” toxic shock syndrome

By Lucy Hicks | Posted March 9, 2018

What sayest tau?

What sayest tau?

What we know, and still don’t, about tau proteins’ role in brain disease

By Lucy Hicks | Posted February 5, 2018