In its physical, political, and ethical dimensions, climate change is a mind-boggling challenge — and perhaps more complex than any humanity has faced. With that in mind, the Knight Science Journalism Program and Undark teamed up with the Cambridge Science Festival to try to bring the problem down to size.
The FDA approved the first DIY genetic test that helps users assess their risk for 10 diseases. Astronomers spotted the atmosphere of an Earth-like exoplanet. A survey says most Americans disapprove of Trump’s environmental agenda. Read these stories and more in our twice-weekly news roundup.