Gisele Grayson

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Listen to cherished lullabies — from Brahms to Backstreet Boys — sung by our readers

Sunday, June 18, 2023

In response to our callout, you shared (and crooned) bedtime musical selections that work magic. (Well, except for the mom who tried an Enya song and whose kid begged, "Stop singing!")


Turning a slab of meat into tender deliciousness: secrets of the low and slow cook

Sunday, May 28, 2023

Cooking meat for a long time over relatively low temps can transform a tough cut. Who thought it up? And what's the chemical magic? You might be surprised by the origins.


We asked, you answered: How do you feel about the end of the COVID-19 'emergency'

Friday, May 26, 2023

With the WHO and CDC lifting the COVID-19 pandemic "emergency," we asked readers what was on their minds at this inflection point. Their reflections run the gamut, and also reveal some clear themes.


The art and science of cooking low and slow barbecue

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Achieving the perfect brisket takes cooking it for a long time at such low temperatures. Today, a look at the chemistry behind transforming this tough cut of meat to juicy deliciousness.


We asked, you answered: What's your secret to staying optimistic in gloomy times?

Sunday, April 30, 2023

From watching the sun rise — yeah, it's a cliche but it works! — to dancing to techno music to doing good for others to just plain smiling, readers share what gives them optimism in times of trouble.


How do you take a picture of happiness? We asked photographers to surprise us

Sunday, March 19, 2023

Monday, March 20 is International Day of Happiness — as proclaimed by the United Nations. The themes this year are gratitude and kindness. We asked photographers to send us images in that vein.


We asked for wishes, you answered: Send leaders into space, free electricity, dignity

Sunday, February 05, 2023

Send leaders into space for perspective, tap solar power to offer electricity for all, make "dignity" a priority — those are some of the wishes readers have for 2023.


It's Short Wave's third birthday, so All Things Considered hosts test their knowledge

Friday, October 14, 2022

In honor of Short Wave's third birthday, hosts Aaron Scott and Emily Kwong quiz All Things Considered hosts about some of the many nuggets of information the science podcast has shared with listeners.


With Key Government Agencies Shut Down, Science Sputters

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Government, academic and industry researchers often depend on each others' work and funding. The partial shutdown is getting in the way of some of that collaboration and research.


My Grandmother Was Italian. Why Aren't My Genes Italian?

Monday, January 22, 2018

Popular DNA ancestry tests don't always find what people expect. That is because of how DNA rearranges itself when egg meets sperm — and the quirks of genetic databases.


With ACA Plans A Tougher Sell, Insurers Bring On The Puppies

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The federal government has all but dropped out of marketing the Affordable Care Act, so states, corporations and private groups are stepping up. Some are going cute, while others get serious.


Repeal-And-Replace Effort In Senate Still Dominated By Confusion

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Republicans headed into an all-night session in an uncomfortable position where the only legislation they can potentially pass is a bill most senators oppose.


The Senate Health Care Vote, Simplified

Monday, July 24, 2017

President Trump is pushing the Senate to repeal and replace Obamacare this week. But with multiple bills in play, it's far from clear what the Senate would vote on. Here's a recap of the options.


Health Care: Were The Risks Of Repeal Without Replace Too High?

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The Republicans' last-ditch attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act now and replace it later would have caused insurance rates to soar, and millions could have lost coverage within a year.


Who's In, Who's Left Out With The Latest Senate Health Care Bill

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Tax breaks for the wealthy would be trimmed, and people would get the option to buy bare-bones plans. But big cuts in Medicaid and changes to coverage for pre-existing conditions remain.


FAQ: How Would The Republican Health Care Bills Affect You?

Monday, July 10, 2017

The bills under consideration in Congress would make big changes in health care coverage and costs for millions of people. Our searchable FAQ provides answers to key questions on where, how and why.


CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that 22 million people would lose coverage with the Senate bill. That includes 15 million people on Medicaid, and others who could no longer afford insurance.


CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Senate Republicans are calling their health care bill the Better Care Reconciliation Act. It shares many provisions with the House bill, but goes further in cutting Medicaid.


The Call-In: Answering Your Questions About The Republican Health Care Plan

Sunday, March 19, 2017

On this week's edition, we answer your questions about the Republican health care proposal.


California Whooping Cough Infections Run High Among Latino Babies

Thursday, December 18, 2014

California is battling the worst whooping cough epidemic in 70 years.

Nearly 10,000 cases have been reported in the state so far this year, and babies are especially prone to hospitalization or even death.

Six of 10 infants who have become ill during the current outbreak are Latino. ...