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Stories by Macarena Carrizosa

Bumblebees’ Self-Image Gets Them through Tight Spots

Sridhar Ravi was outdoors with his colleagues on a summer day in Germany when a group of bumblebees grabbed his attention. As the bees made their way from flower to flower, they skillfully flew between obstacles, dodging branches and shrubs...

November 23, 2020 — Macarena Carrizosa

Coronavirus: How It Infects Us and How We Might Stop It

How does SARS-CoV-2 sneak into our body? What can our immune system do and how can the virus sometimes defeat it? How do the leading drug and vaccine candidates work? Will the virus plague us forever?...

September 9, 2020 — Mark Fischetti, Britt Glaunsinger, Macarena Carrizosa and Sunya Bhutta

Dark Frontiers: The Science of Black Holes

How massive can black holes become? How do astronomers typically observe them? How do they die?  Scientific American presents a conversation about these mysterious cosmic phenomena with Yale University astrophysicist Priyamvada Natarajan...

August 11, 2020 — Priyamvada Natarajan, Lee Billings, Sunya Bhutta, Jeffery DelViscio and Macarena Carrizosa
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