Sandra Tsing Loh returns with new ‘Madwoman’ tale

The special “Pandemic Edition” of the program has been featuring not only research on the coronavirus but burning questions about soap, can a virus be produced in a lab (not a very good one), why house cats are going crazy and many other concerns relevant to life in this moment. All of it is reported, researched and read by students from “The Loh Down on Science” fellowship program at UCI, which supports young scientists with a passion for science communication. “I’m proud of them; they’re the future,” she writes. “All edited on Zoom/Google Drive/Slack and recorded in their closets.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to]