How does a wasp turn a ladybug into a zombie? How did a shattered chromosome cure a woman of a rare disease? And what’s hiding inside a South American ice cap? Science’s Online News Editor David Grimm chats about these stories and more with Science’s Susanne Bard. Plus, Will Steffen discusses the processes that define the planetary boundaries framework, and Jenna Jambeck examines the factors influencing how much plastic debris a nation contributes to the ocean.