Brooke Borel
Brooke Borel

Brooke Borel writes for Popular Science and PBS’s NOVA Next, among others, and is the author of Infested: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated Our Bedrooms and Took Over the World. Follow her on Twitter.

May 6 2015 10:59 AMBed Bug PanicThe bloodsuckers are everywhere, but their shadowy threat shouldn’t rule your life.
Medical Examiner
May 14 2013 11:54 AMDoes Your Insect Repellent Repel Insects?“EPA-approved” does not necessarily mean your bug juice works.
Wild Things
Oct. 28 2013 11:47 PMThat Spider Bite Probably Isn’t a Spider Bite
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Political Gabfest
Oct. 6 2015 11:18 AM The “How Do You Punish This Company?” Bonus Segment Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, and David Plotz discuss reprimanding Volkswagen for ethical misconduct.