Discover one man revealed the breadth of South Korea’s MERS outbreak. It’s a part of our ongoing collaboration withThe GroundTruth Project on a in-depth, multi-part investigation called Next Outbreak .
And hear from the director-general of the World Health Organization about what the group is doing to prepare for future pandemics in her exclusive interview with the Ground Truth Project and NOVA Next.
In other news:
- Liquid water probably flows on the salty hills of Mars.
- The Xprize Foundation announced a $20 million prize for teams who find profitable ways to make something out of waste carbon dioxide, like that emitted from fossil fuel power plants.
- A newly discovered dinosaur likely endured long, cold, dark winters in the Arctic .
- Computer chips may get a boost in the next decade thanks to a carbon nanotube breakthrough .
What We’re Reading
- There may be a reliable therapy for sex offenders. So why isn’t it more commonly used? [Gizmodo]
- There’s a surprising consensus about the benefits of coffee. [The New York Times]
- The theory of general relativity suggests that there may be more than one way to be a universe . [The Nature of Reality]
- India announced their plans to reduce carbon emissions . [Inside Climate News]