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As a reporter and editor, I've collared jaguars in the Yucatan and scoundrels on Capitol Hill. A familiar voice on public radio, I've contributed to NPR, Marketplace and many local stations. Now a Washington, D.C. based journalist, I'm hunting scoops for Discovery News.

Author Stories
Jan 29, 2015 11:30 AM ET
The deflation equation is now up to physicists -- but it's not the first trouble for the NFL.
Jan 27, 2015 08:45 AM ET
Sometimes it's not the patents but the money and technical know-how that are the biggest obstacle to expanding the commercialization of electric vehicles.
Jan 26, 2015 11:00 AM ET
The Atlantic Cod could displace valuable Alaskan fish as the natural barrier of the Arctic Ocean warms with climate change.
Jan 16, 2015 09:50 AM ET
Solo-working experts and secrecy are a recipe for disaster, experts warn, when it comes to hunting terrorists.
Jan 13, 2015 07:00 PM ET
Driven by demand from Asian consumers, rising prices, and made possible by new technologies -- gold mining is threatening some of the most diverse tropical forests in South America.
Jan 12, 2015 07:15 AM ET
Signals are created when you type at the keyboard and can be picked up with the right kind of electronic eavesdropping equipment.
Jan 8, 2015 12:45 PM ET
A list of unintended consequences in the big drop in oil prices in the past few months, now under $50 per barrel.
Dec 23, 2014 01:30 PM ET
The 50-year Cold War between the United States and Cuba hasn't just preserved the old Chevy and Ford vehicles that ply the roads of Havana, it's also preserved Cuba's unique ecosystems and wildlife.
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