Publications

Nature – 26 January 2017 “Doomsday clock 2017

Nature – May 01 2017 “Science wins reprieve in US budget deal.” (joint byline)

Nature – April 25 2017 “Dog family tree reveals hidden history of canine diversity.”

Nature – April 18 2017 “How the March for Science splits researchers.

Nature – April 14 2017 “Social scientists tell Congress: ‘Don’t cut our funding’

Nature – April 12 2017 “Unravelling why shoelace knots fail

Nature – March 29 2017 “Growth spurts may determine a lamprey’s sex

Nature – March 21 2017 “Gender bias distorts peer review across fields

Nature – March 16 2017 “US science agencies face deep cuts in Trump budget

Nature – March 14 2017 “Fossil algae hold cues to origin of modern photosynthesis

Nature – March 08 2017 “Patchy progress on fixing gender disparities in science

Nature – March 02 2017 “Amazon rainforest was shaped by an ancient hunger for nuts

Nature – February 16 2017 “Ebola funding surge hides falling investment in other neglected diseases

Nature – 26 January 2017 “Doomsday Clock ticks closer to apocalypse

Nature – 25 January 2017 “How to find the right answer when the ‘wisdom of the crowds’ fails

Nature – January 12 2017 “Lasers Activate Killer Instincts In Mice”

Nature – January 11 2017 “US Energy Agency Strengthens Protections for Scientists”

NPR – January 4 2017 “Do Anti-Snoring Products Really Work?”

2016

NPR – December 16 2016 “The Seahorse In Your Brain: Where Body Parts Got Their Names”

NPR – December 13 2016 “Meet The Spleen: the Strange Little Organ That Can Multiply”

NPR – December 2 2016 “Pets Help People Manage Pain of Serious Mental Illness”

NPR – November 25 2016 “Who Invented Agriculture First? It Sure Wasn’t Humans”

NPR – November 23 2016 “Spike In Demand For Long-Acting Birth Control Strains Clinic Budgets”

NPR – November 20 2016 “Crash Test Dummies Show the Difference In Cars Between US and Mexico”

NPR – November 13 2016 “Does Bono Deserve The ‘Glamour’ Award For Global Activism?”

NPR – November 11 2016 “Women Rush To Get Long-Lasting Birth Control After Trump Wins”

NPR – October 31 2016 “Burning ‘Inferno’ Question: How Fast Can A Deadly Virus Spread?”

NPR – October 27, 2016 “There’s Another Side To Bush Meat That Doesn’t Get Much Attention”

NPR – October 25 2016 “For Babies On A Plane, Hot Drinks and Co-Sleeping Pose A Risk”

NPR – October 25 2016 “Dental Detectives: What Fossil Teeth Reveal About Ancestral Human Diets”

NPR – October 20 2016 “Breathing Less Oxygen Reduces Jetlag, At Least In Mice”

NPR – October 15 2016 “You Can Monitor Heart Rhythm With A Smartphone, But Should You?”

NPR – October 6 2016 “Teens’ Penchant for Risk-Taking May Help Them Learn Faster”

NPR – October 4 2016 “Home Remedies Can Help Relieve the Misery of Morning Sickness”

NPR – October 3 2016 “Snap, Crackle, Kale: The Science of Why Veggies Spark in the Microwave”

NPR – September 30 2016 “Infection Outbreak Shines Light On Water Risks At Dentists Office”

NPR – September 22 2016 “Where Did National Forests Go? Green Spaces Disappear from Google Maps”

NPR – September 20 2016 “Weight Loss On Your Wrist? Fitness Trackers May Not Help”

NPR – September 15 2016 “Kitten Conundrum: Cat Scratch Disease Is Making People Sicker”

Science Notes – September 2016 “Seeking Seismic Signs

Scientific American – January 2 2016 “Preparing for an Invasion of Tigers — or Tiger Mosquitoes, Anyway.”

2015

Geospace – December 18 2015 “Rainforests not so rainy: cutting trees cuts rainfall.”

EOS – December 15, 2015 “The Backwards Earthquakes”

Science Mag, ScienceShots – December 8, 2015 “‘Hey, lay off my carcass!’ Grizzlies chase polar bears away from important food source.” 

Mongabay – November 23, 2015 “Poisonous amphibians may be more likely to go extinct.”

The Salinas Californian – November 13 2015 “Where to grow medical marijuana and how will it be taxed?”

Out of the Fog – November 10 2015 “A cultural and emotional history of wolves in Oregon”

The Salinas Californian – November 4 2015 “Algal bloom closes crab season – but that’s not all”

The Salinas Californian – October 31 2015 “Monterey Bay fisherman experiments with nets”

The Salinas Californian – October 23 2015 – “Salinas Valley flooding could leave farmers high and dry”

The Salinas Californian – October 23, 2015 – “Crab fishermen volunteer to protect tangled whales.”

The Salinas Californian – October 16, 2015 – “Experts baffled by cadmium contamination”

The Salinas Californian – October 16, 2015 – “State: Illegal levels of pesticides rarely found”

The Salinas Californian – September 25, 2015 – “Study: Crop safety not boosted by removing habitat”

The Salinas Californian – September 25, 2015 – “Otters cute enough to merit their own ‘week'”

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