Meir Rinde is a reporter at WHYY in Philadelphia.
Stories from Meir Rinde
By monitoring sewage, scientists can track disease outbreaks in near real time. But will the technology leave long-term privacy risks in its wake?
Can a White House conference muster the political will needed to address the nation’s food insecurity and obesity crises? A summit from 1969 offers clues.
In the mid-20th century, colleagues-turned-rivals Maria Telkes and Hoyt Hottel engineered new ways of heating American homes.
India’s vultures have been driven to the brink of extinction in a matter of decades. Their loss threatens the well-being of the country’s human population.
The biomedical researcher talks about her work using nanotechnology to detect and treat disease.
Gene editing promises to revolutionize medicine. But how safe is safe enough for the patients testing these therapies?