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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
Dec 12, 2014 09:20 AM ET
Law enforcement officials are taking advantage of new tools of computer science, machine learning and big data to figure out where criminals may strike next.
Dec 10, 2014 03:00 PM ET
Authorities torture because of incompetence, revenge and a desire for control.
Dec 4, 2014 02:00 PM ET
Electric eels deploy a double-pulse of power to first detect and then immobilize prey.
Dec 4, 2014 05:30 PM ET
Policing is violent, and juries often give officers benefit of the doubt.
Dec 2, 2014 07:00 PM ET
A single puff of carbon dioxide can have a climate effect in as little as 10 years, not decades down the road according to new research.
Nov 25, 2014 04:00 PM ET
Mob psychology feeds a need to belong -- and police efforts can backfire.
Nov 21, 2014 06:00 AM ET
Taxes, divorce law and seizing property are no-nos.
Nov 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET
NASA engineers think they have figured out a better way to both navigate and communicate far out in deep space.
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