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Short Wave: A Call For Equity In Genomics Research
Short Wave (NPR)

Raw data, including DNA from human genomes, are a top global commodity. But historically, genomic research has left out minoritized communities. Keolu Fox is a genomics researcher trying to change that.

Short Wave: A Key To Black Infant Survival? Black Doctors
Short Wave (NPR)

New research explores one key factor that may contribute to the disproportionately high rates of death among Black newborns: the race of their doctor.

Short Wave: Managing Wildfire Through Cultural Burning
Short Wave (NPR)

NPR climate correspondent Lauren Sommer explains how tribal leaders are trying to restore the practice by partnering up with state officials who are starting to see cultural burns as a way to help bring extreme wildfires under control.

Short Wave: Tech Companies Are Limiting Police Use of Facial Recognition. Here's Why
Short Wave (NPR)

Today on the show, Short Wave host Maddie Sofia and reporter Emily Kwong speak with AI policy analyst Mutale Nkonde about algorithmic bias — how facial recognition software can discriminate and reflect the biases of society.

Short Wave: #BlackBirdersWeek Seeks To Make The Great Outdoors Open To All
Short Wave (NPR)

We talk with#BlackBirdersWeek co-founder Chelsea Connor about how black birders are changing the narrative around who gets to enjoy nature and the challenges black birders face.

Short Wave: As Coronavirus Spreads, Racism And Xenophobia Are Too
Short Wave (NPR)

Coronavirus is all over the headlines these days. Accompanying those headlines? Suspicion and harassment of Asians and Asian Americans.

Figures in the Sky
Figures in the Sky

This interactive website lets you see constellations from the perspective of a variety of diverse cultures from around the world.

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