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.
Science offers some simple suggestions for teaching kids to feel more grateful.
Fear of 'others' is a deeply human experience that tends to intensify under threatening conditions.
Humor can arise when something violates our ideas of identity and normalcy, while simultaneously seeming safe and playful.
The arrival of El Nino cycles doubles the of risk for civil war in tropical countries, studies have found.
Recent research showing that sitting may not be so bad included one significant factor many overlooked.
Is college becoming obsolete? Not necessarily -- or at least not yet.
If done right, shortening the workday can also boost productivity.
While Americans have an admirable tendency to focus on the positive, historians say it's critical to also remember tragedy.
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