Coronavirus Test Shortages Explained (w/ Dr. Julia Schaletzky), Anonymous Anime Fan Helps Solve 25-Year-Old Math Mystery, and Can Ketamine Help with Depression?

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Dr. Julia Schaletzky explains why the U.S. is having a hard time testing everyone for the coronavirus. Plus: learn about how ketamine can help with depression and anxiety; and how an anonymous Anime fan on 4chan helped solve a 25-year-old math puzzle.

Additional resources from Dr. Julia Schaletzky, Executive Director of the Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases at University of California, Berkeley:

How can ketamine treat anxiety? by Ashley Hamer (Listener question from Brock in Utah)

An anonymous 4chan post helped solve a 25-year-old math puzzle by Grant Currin

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