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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
Mar 26, 2015 06:00 PM ET
Planes can already avoid the ground automatically. Why not let computers take control to avoid a crash?
Mar 25, 2015 07:00 PM ET
By examining the wings of birds and bats, researchers from Stanford created a mechanism that could allow future flying robots to easily squeeze between obstacles.
Mar 24, 2015 06:30 AM ET
With March Madness in full swing we take a look at the latest way coaches are turning to tech and stats to improve play.
Mar 16, 2015 01:30 AM ET
An infinite number of musical combinations is narrowed by listenability.
Mar 12, 2015 07:00 AM ET
Like other electronic devices, it's not impossible to hack into third-party apps and perhaps give incorrect information to the user.
Mar 10, 2015 12:10 PM ET
A smorgasbord of substances are available to amateur athletes from family doctors and online pharmacies.
Mar 6, 2015 07:00 AM ET
A Finnish/German scientific team has analyzed some of the oldest preserved beer samples from an 1840s shipwreck to try to provide insight into how they were made.
Mar 5, 2015 10:00 AM ET
Smaller terrorist groups are tougher to stop, but they also tend to cause less damage.
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