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As a writer for Discovery News since 2008, I'm proud to illuminate developments on the tech and earth sites. My work has appeared in Technology Review, Fast Company, Inc., and GOOD online among others. I reside in Boulder, Colo. Contact: discoverynewsalyssa@gmail.com.

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Apr 26, 2016 02:40 PM ET
The extensive reef stretches 600 miles along the Brazil–French Guiana border. Continue reading →
Apr 25, 2016 04:00 PM ET
Fingerprints, irises, and facial recognition software can't touch a new biometric identification that analyzes brainwaves. Continue reading →
Apr 21, 2016 03:00 PM ET
Human skin is the largest identifiable source of the bacterial samples, making up 25 to 30 percent of the microbiomes. Continue reading →
Apr 20, 2016 01:25 PM ET
The Mosquito Killer Billboard mimics human sweat to attract and destroy virus-carrying mosquitoes in Brazil. Continue reading →
Apr 19, 2016 04:00 PM ET
French journalists used thermal imaging to implicate cyclists moto-doping. Continue reading →
Apr 18, 2016 01:50 PM ET
How much does this immersive spin studio in Brooklyn want to go nowhere fast? Really, really badly. Continue reading →
Apr 13, 2016 04:30 PM ET
A DARPA project is focused on creating vaccines that lie dormant until a virus appears and then self-replicate to outnumber their foes.
Apr 12, 2016 02:45 PM ET
Students just won big prizes for helpful inventions like a sign language interpreting glove and a space gardening robot. Continue reading →
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