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
The Facebook app

Facebook Drives Engagement Through Faith Groups

Aircraft at Hamid Karzai International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday.

Security Concerns At Kabul Airport After Thursday's Attack

Afghanis access social media websites at a private internet cafe in Kabul, Afghanistan

How The Taliban Is Utilizing Social Media In The Afghanistan Takeover

A man plugs a charger into his electric vehicle

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Aims To Kickstart Electric Vehicles

Person uses Facebook on a smartphone

Law Enforcement Agencies Routinely Request Americans' Personal Data

Max performs at Lollapalooza aftershow

Health Experts Worry Lollapalooza May Become A Superspreader Event

President Joe Biden participates in a summit on semiconductor and supply chain resilience

Fixing Semiconductor Shortage Isn’t As Easy As Building New Foundries

A set of bitcoin tokens

Ransomware Negotiations Spark New Business For Cybersecurity Companies

A woman walks past an advertisement for Bitcoin in Hong Kong

Bitcoin Crashes Below $30,000 For First Time Since January

AP Photo / Rick Bowmer, File

Cryptocurrency Could Go Green With Proof-Of-Stake Verification Model

Actor Daniel Craig poses for photos at the German premiere of the James Bond movie "Spectre"

Amazon Nears Purchase Of MGM Studios For Approximately $9 Billion

The Bitcoin logo appears on a cryptocurrency ATM.

Cryptocurrencies Continue To Plunge Amid Week-Long Crash

Donald Trump

Facebook's Oversight Board Upholds Trump Ban, For Now

A driver leaves an Amazon Warehouse

Big Tech Earnings Continue To Soar Through Pandemic

President Donald Trump looks at his phone during a meeting

Donald Trump's Return To Facebook Hinges On Oversight Board Ruling

A person uses an Ethereum ATM

What's The Link Between NFTs And Climate Change?

A Food Rescue Hero volunteer fills up boxes of produce for delivery

Food Rescue Apps Helping To Curb Millions Of Pounds Of Waste

Donald Trump tweet containing "Chinese virus"

Trump's First 'Chinese Virus' Tweet Preceded Jump In Anti-Asian Speech

A "thumbs up" like logo is shown on a sign at Facebook HQ

How Facebook's Oversight Board Is Looking To Fix Content Problems

Police stand outside a King Soopers grocery store where a shooting took place in Boulder, Colorado

YouTube Leaves Up Live Stream Of Boulder, CO, Shooting

A stimulus check shown on a table.

Scammers Targeting Upcoming COVID Relief Checks, Tax Refunds

A promotional photograph for the South ParQ Vaccination Special

Hollywood QAnon Portrayals Are Funny — But Also Dangerous?

A man in QAnon T-shirt waits for President Donald Trump to arrive in Old Forge, Pennsylvania

QAnon Followers Think Trump Will Be Inaugurated March 4

A stimulus check issued by the IRS

COVID Text ‘Smishing’ Scams Circulate Across U.S.

Front pages of australian newspapers show stories about Facebook on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021

Facebook Blocks Australians From Seeing, Sharing News

Sherry Brown, left, and her daughter, Taylor, rest in recliners at Gallery Furniture store after the store owner opened up fo

Texans Take To TikTok To Document Freeze, Power Outages

A man uses a loudspeaker to address a crowd of protesters in Mandalay, Myanmar

Myanmar Shuts Down Facebook, Twitter Amid Coup Protests

A man holds a giant Q sign at a Trump rally

QAnon Followers See GameStop, Silver Trading As Way To Disrupt Economy

The Facebook app is displayed on the screen of a smartphone

New Report Challenges Conservative Claims of Social Media Censorship

A person wears a vest supporting QAnon at a rally in Olympia, Wash

Experts Say QAnon Likely To Keep Evolving Even Without Trump In Office