Joshua A. Krisch

Joshua A. Krisch

Science Journalist

Writer, Podcast/Video/Web Producer, Coffee Connoisseur, Tinkerer.

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​These Antarctic Birds Remember Humans...And Hold A Grudge

Antarctic Brown Skuas appeared to remember which scientists raided their nests—and attacked them

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When Witnesses Agree 100%, They're Probably Wrong

Perfect agreement among witnesses is so unlikely that it should be considered a red flag, a study suggests

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These Politicians Legalized Raw Milk...And Then Got Sick

When raw milk advocates catch a stomach bug, we're not saying there's a connection—just a certain poetic justice

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Texas Disavows Its Own Study Of Planned Parenthood

After a study by one Texas health official concluded that closing Planned Parenthood harmed women's health, he resigned. Now, Texas is demanding a correction.

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How Bionic Exoskeletons Are Rewriting The Rules Of Paralysis

Meet the bionic exoskeletons that are teaching people to walk again—long after doctors have given up hope

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How Scalia's Death Could Impact Science On The Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was a staunch conservative—but he could be science-friendly, too

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How Science Is Woven Into New York Fashion Week

Behind every runway model is a team of materials scientists, pushing the limits of fabrics and fibers

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Here's How Zika Virus Could End Up In The United States

Most of the U.S. is too cold for the mosquitoes behind Zika virus to survive. But we're not entirely in the clear

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Dark Net: How Biohackers And Grinders Hack The FDA

Biohackers implant LEDs, RFID chips and other bits of technology into their bodies. Here's how the FDA responds

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What Happens When A Country Without Abortion Bans Pregnancy?

In response to Zika virus, officials are promoting a two-year ban on pregnancy in El Salvador—where abortions are illegal and birth control is hard to come by

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Dark Net: Why Your Brain Loves BDSM

DARK NET: Scientists have only just scratched the surface of the neuroscience and psychology behind BDSM and kinky sex

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Live @ CES: Test Flying A Bionic Exoskeleton

Meet R70i, the bionic exoskeleton that drains away your super powers to help you empathize with the elderly

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Monsanto Is Spraying Glyphosate Everywhere—And It Doesn't Matter

Roundup is one of the safest weed-killers on the market.

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New Yorkers Can Now Buy Kosher Weed

New York State has legalized medical marijuana, and the kosher industry is getting involved

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Why Your New Year's Detox Is A Terrible Idea

Scratch that detox off your New Year's resolution list—because it’s junk science