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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
Aug 28, 2015 03:39 PM ET
When it comes to mental health, the only criteria the FBI uses to deny a gun license is 'mental adjudication,' a legal state determined by a local or state judge.
Aug 28, 2015 07:00 AM ET
This biologically inspired filter could quench thirst for space travelers and drought-sufferers alike.
Aug 24, 2015 05:00 PM ET
Brain chemistry, previous training and pack mentality likely led to the heroic restraining of a terrorist by five men on a French train.
Aug 21, 2015 10:15 AM ET
An alternative power plant harnesses energy locked between layers of warm and cold ocean water.
Jul 28, 2015 10:00 AM ET
The United States uses more energy for A/C than any other country in the world. What is this doing to our planet?
Jul 27, 2015 10:00 AM ET
NASA and other aircraft developers are looking for ways to drop the cost of fuel and lower the emissions for short-haul flights.
Jul 24, 2015 09:41 AM ET
As the number of drone hobbyists increases, so do the number of close calls between the machines and planes and helicopters.
Jul 23, 2015 12:00 PM ET
Aging could happen at once, rather than over time -- and it may be possible to block the signal to begin the aging process.
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