“It’s a symbol of abundance...and that’s what was promised to people when they emigrated here.” @jonfasman says America’s love of meat can be traced back to its founding. Hear more on our “Checks and Balance” podcast econ.st/3cRijmS
Across much of the world, covid-19 restrictions are starting to ease. The Economist has crunched the data to calculate how close countries are to pre-pandemic levels of normality—but will life ever be the same again? econ.st/3oQADlH
On our climate podcast “To a Lesser Degree”, Vijay Vaitheeswaran, our global energy and climate innovation editor, is joined by guests including Bill Gates, John Kerry and Amina Mohammed. Listen to the series today econ.st/3l5KfrF
📲 China’s big tech companies have been making major strides on smartphones running on Android the past year.
So which is better, iPhone or Android? It depends,@vladsavovv explains firstname.lastname@example.org/nv9tQW3w (Video via@Quicktakee)g
Batteries, mRNA, deep learning, shipping containers, mobile money and the wheel. On our “Gamechangers” podcast, sponsored by @MorganStanley, we investigate the innovations that changed the world. Listen to the series today econ.st/3DPesm9
The idea of the wheeled suitcase had been around for a long time before it finally took off in the 1990s. But you’ll be surprised when you hear just how old the idea is—and what held it back for so long. Find out on our “Gamechangers” podcast econ.st/3C1KMQV
“If you're vaccinated and get a breakthrough infection, then it looks like you'll have a very robust antibody response and T cell response."
What does catching Covid-19 after vaccination mean? @harvardmed’s Dr. Dan Barouch explains trib.al/FyWI8KM (Video via @Quicktake)
The father of cognitive behavioural therapy died in early November, at the age of 100. Aaron Beck’s daughter, @drjudithbeck, tells our “Babbage” podcast how her father’s theories revolutionised psychiatry econ.st/3xeBhgJ
There's a multibillion-dollar race to build the first complete map of the brain, which involves slicing it into thousands of pieces, and digitally stitching them back together using a powerful AI algorithm. trib.al/2MqyOmc
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