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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 Newsy, he was an anchor and reporter for NPR affiliate station KBIA. He got his Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri.

Recent Work
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
Kin Cheung / APTech

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
Mark Duncan / APSports

The Gaming Legacy Of John Madden

Images from "Minecraft" video game
Damian Dovarganes / APTech

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
Francois Mori / APTech

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.
John Raoux / APTech

Robocalls Use Different Tactics To Scam Younger Targets

Facebook's mobile app
Jenny Kane / APTech

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


Businesses May Leave Texas Over Anti-Abortion Law

The Facebook app
Wilfredo Lee / APTech

Facebook Drives Engagement Through Faith Groups

Aircraft at Hamid Karzai International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday.
2021 Maxar Technologies / APWorld

Security Concerns At Kabul Airport After Thursday's Attack

Afghanis access social media websites at a private internet cafe in Kabul, Afghanistan
Rahmat Gul / APWorld

How The Taliban Is Utilizing Social Media In The Afghanistan Takeover

A man plugs a charger into his electric vehicle
Rich Pedroncelli / APTech

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Aims To Kickstart Electric Vehicles

Person uses Facebook on a smartphone
AP Photo / Pavel GolovkinTech

Law Enforcement Agencies Routinely Request Americans' Personal Data

Max performs at Lollapalooza aftershow
Amy Harris / Invision / APSci/Health

Health Experts Worry Lollapalooza May Become A Superspreader Event

President Joe Biden participates in a summit on semiconductor and supply chain resilience
AP Photo / Patrick SemanskyTech

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

A set of bitcoin tokens
AP Photo / Rick Bowmer, FileTech

Ransomware Negotiations Spark New Business For Cybersecurity Companies

A woman walks past an advertisement for Bitcoin in Hong Kong
AP Photo / Vincent Yu, FileBusiness

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

AP Photo / Rick Bowmer, File
A set of bitcoin tokensTech

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"
AP Photo / Michael Sohn, FileEntertainment

Amazon Nears Purchase Of MGM Studios For Approximately $9 Billion

The Bitcoin logo appears on a cryptocurrency ATM.
AP Photo / Charles Krupa, FileTech

Cryptocurrencies Continue To Plunge Amid Week-Long Crash

Donald Trump
AP Photo / Luis M. Alvarez, FileTech

Facebook's Oversight Board Upholds Trump Ban, For Now

A driver leaves an Amazon Warehouse
AP Photo / Steven SenneTech

Big Tech Earnings Continue To Soar Through Pandemic

President Donald Trump looks at his phone during a meeting
AP Photo / Alex Brandon, FileTech

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

A person uses an Ethereum ATM
Kin Cheung / APTech

What's The Link Between NFTs And Climate Change?

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

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