Tyler Adkisson

Tyler Adkisson

Tyler Adkisson

Science and Health Reporter

Tyler Adkisson is a reporter focused on covering any and all angles in the world of science, health and technology. Prior to working at Scripps News, he was an anchor and reporter for NPR affiliate station KBIA. He got his Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri.

Recent Work
A person walks past Google offices.

Third-Party Cookies Are Going Away. What Are Marketers Trying Now?

A smartphone

The U.S. Has A Spam Call Problem

Marijuana is seen on a dashboard while a state trooper talks with someone outside.

Why Doesn't A Test To Check For Marijuana Impairment Exist?

The Nextdoor logo

How Did Nextdoor Get So Popular?

Energy company Colonial Pipeline

What Makes The U.S. Vulnerable To Cyberattacks?

A crowd stands at a concert.

Why Ticket Prices For Concerts, Sporting Events And More Have Gone Up

A woman wears a virtual reality headset

How Did We Get Metaverse Real Estate?

Technicians try to fix the internet in Bucha.

Why Russia Has Struggled In Its Information War In Ukraine

A woman looks at a computer screen.

Ukraine's Internet System Is A Hidden Weapon In Its War With Russia

Two people look at a computer screen.

Experts Say U.S. Companies Aren't Prepared To Deal With Cyberattacks

A person types on a laptop keyboard

Big Tech Is Pulling Biggest Services From Russia As It Attacks Ukraine

Travelers sit at in an airport.

Flight-Tracking Community Is Keeping Eyes On Russian Oligarchs

A briefing says "destructive malware targeting organizations in Ukraine."

Hackers Are Picking Sides In The Russia-Ukraine War

Cars are on display.

It's Electric: Chicago Auto Show Gives A Look At The Future Of EVs

The exterior of PayPal offices is shown.

Is Your Money Safe In PayPal? How The Platform Is Keeping Users' Money

A Crypto.com Arena sign hangs outside an arena.

Cryptocurrency Is Taking Its First Steps Into The Super Bowl Ad Arena

A woman looks at her phone at the Olympics.

Olympics Might Be A Target For Cyber Espionage And Surveillance

Democrats stand next to sign calling for net neutrality.

Why Hasn't President Biden Moved On Net Neutrality?

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and U.S President Joe Biden shake hands.

Rate Of Russian Ransomware Attacks Has Yet To Slow Down

An advertisement for Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency, Demystified

A protestor holds a Q sign for QAnon.

Some Social Media Sites Don't Mind Being Home To Misinformation

Former Oakland Raiders coach John Madden

The Gaming Legacy Of John Madden

Images from "Minecraft" video game

Explainer: The Security Flaw That's Freaked Out The Internet

A man holds a poster of a Q with an American flag painted on it.

QAnon Theorists Are Running For Political Office

Frances Haugen

Facebook Whistleblower Frances Haugen Returns To Capitol Hill

Amazon packages

Tracking Down Counterfeit Goods On Amazon

People on their cell phones

Protecting Personal Data On Social Media

A cellphone's call log shows a list of calls from a telemarketer.

Robocalls Use Different Tactics To Scam Younger Targets

Facebook's mobile app

Facebook Papers: VP Warns Employees 'Brace For Bad Headlines'

Businesses May Leave Texas Over Anti-Abortion Law