Emily Sen

Recent Work
A whale

Why are more whales getting stranded on the East Coast?

A French Bulldog is shown.

'Designer dog' breeds are everywhere, but is breeding them ethical?

The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Why are today's movies so dark?

A person walks into the New York Stock Exchange.

How do we know if we're going through a recession?

Hillary Rodham Clinton watches President Clinton give a speech.

From celebrities to presidents, what makes a good public apology?

Students walk on the Stanford University campus.

U.S. News' college rankings might soon be a thing of the past

A destroyed building leans on a neighbouring house following the earthquake in Samandag, southern Turkey.

Predicting earthquakes is unlikely, but could we detect them earlier?

Stations at a clothing factory are shown.

Sweatshops are still running in the US, but labor laws are changing

A dressmaker wheels a plus-size mannequin to his workstation.

Is the fashion industry living up to promises of size inclusivity?

A cosmetics sales clerk is pictured near a large ad for skin whitening cream.

'Skin whitening' never left the beauty industry

Gamblers pack the Sports Book at the Mandalay Bay Casino.

Sports betting is everywhere now, but is it paying off?

Electrical grid towers are shown.

Is there a link between the power grid attacks and extremism?

A lion raises his head above long grass.

New law will shake up the exotic animal industry in the US

A rat crosses a Times Square subway platform in New York.

Rats Are Seemingly Taking Over U.S. Cities

A demonstrator holds a paper saying, "End zero-COVID. End dictatorship. Free China."

What The Historic Protests Against Xi Jinping Could Mean For China

Bill and Melinda Gates smile at each other during an interview.

Are Donations From Billionaire Philanthropists What They Say They Are?

Solar panels sit in front of Khalifa International Stadium in Qatar.

The Workaround Some Companies Use To Say They're 'Carbon-Neutral'

People protest outside the White House in Washington

Why Private Equity Is Spending Big On Health Care

A person watches over others on Election Day.

Poll Watching Was Bolstered This Year. Did That Impact The Election?

Graphic asks, "Why don't we have Thanksgiving movies?

Pop Quiz: Why Aren't There Many Thanksgiving Movies?

A woman dressed as a witch smiles.

How Witches Went From Folklore To Feminist Icons

A computer screen graphic is shown.

Why Deepfake Pornography Is So Hard To Stop

Johnson & Johnson baby powder is shown.

How Bankruptcy Can Protect Companies From Lawsuits

An alien image.

Pop Quiz: Why Do We Think Aliens Look Like That?

A mural depicts mercenaries of Russia's Wagner Group.

How Mercenaries, Wagner Group Are Shaping Ukraine Invasion

An image asks, "How would New York survive a superhero movie?"

Pop Quiz: How Would New York Survive A Superhero Movie?

Members of the United Auto Workers strike outside of a John Deere plant.

The Changing Tide For Unionizing In The U.S.

One of Pacific Gas & Electric's Diablo Canyon Power Plant's nuclear reactors is shown.

The World's Relationship With Nuclear Energy Is Changing

Protesters hold up a sign.

How Reproductive Rights Were Won In Latin America

People wait to check out at IKEA.

Illegal Logging Is Rampant. Can IKEA Help Slow It Down?