I'm a freelance journalist based in Minneapolis. I've paddled down the Peruvian Amazon, biked through Turkey, and SCUBA-dived into Cuba, all to tell stories about the world's animals and ecosystems. For Discovery News, I help cover the environment.
A systematic sampling of lakes around Minnesota turned up a wide variety of chemicals, including DEET, BPA, prescription drugs and cocaine.
The ancient water could host ancient life and could be a sign that Mars, too, could host ancient water and life.
As the FDA considers a ban on a common chemical in antibacterial soaps, research suggests that hand-washing with regular old soap is still your best bet.
Trading high-fat food for carbs increases alertness during the day, a new study finds. Continue reading →
In chemical testing on commonly used lipsticks and lip glosses, researchers found toxic metals at levels that could possibly lead to health problems. Continue reading →
It may be inherent in human nature to invest in certain beliefs, even when evidence points to the contrary.
The finding in goats offers hope that previously neglected animals, including dogs, can recover and live contented lives. Continue reading →
Out of optical illusions, vision, science and memory, a picture emerges of why we often see things that aren't there and don't see things that are.
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