About Fedor @SciFedor
Fedor Kossakovski is a producer with Miles O’Brien Productions and a freelance science writer.
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Science Jun 16With every flush, a stream of data for these coronavirus trackers
Samples can’t be traced back to an individual, but researchers can start narrowing in on a geographical area where individuals are shedding the virus.
Science Apr 09This antibody test could offer a clearer picture of how the body responds to COVID-19
These aren’t as much about detecting whether you have COVID-19, but instead whether you’ve ever been exposed to it -- which would deepen our understanding of who is getting sick, particularly people who are asymptomatic.
Science Mar 23What is a ventilator and how does it help COVID-19 patients?
It's estimated that almost 1 million COVID-19 patients in the country will require a ventilator.
Science Mar 13One simple chart explains how social distancing saves lives
The key message is to act, and act fast.
Science May 14What Kilauea’s eruption can reveal about volcanoes on other worlds—and possibly, alien life
The Kilauea volcano provides a natural laboratory on Earth to study volcanoes found on other planets and moons in our solar system.
Science May 02Miles To Go podcast takes a behind-the-scenes tour of junk news
Science correspondent Miles O’Brien and series producer Cameron Hickey have been researching junk news on the internet since the election, uncovering important storylines close to home.
Science May 02This fragile glacier could help predict how sea level rise will affect you
The International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration — a new $25 million mission of a breadth and depth rarely seen in climate science research — wants to nail down a much better estimate of global sea level rise.
Science Apr 09Mr. Trash Wheel cleans up Baltimore Harbor with a dash of humor
Invented by a Baltimore local, Mr. Trash Wheel has collected more than 1.5 million pounds of garbage since May 2014.
Science Nov 28Thanks to a particle accelerator, we can see inside this ancient mummy
On Monday, a team of scientists carted the mummy of a five-year-old girl off for a 24-hour session with a particle accelerator.
Science Oct 27Analysis: The thorny ethics of hybrid animals
Ligers, tigons and other hybrid animals sound fun, until you learn about their health issues.