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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
Feb 12, 2016 07:00 AM ET
Sophisticated technologies bought and used by the good guys can be just as easily bought and used by the bad guys.
Feb 10, 2016 07:44 AM ET
A new model predicts that warming will speed up the jet stream -- slowing flights coming from Europe to the US East Coast.
Feb 8, 2016 10:20 AM ET
In 2015, there were more than 6,600 incidents reported to the FAA, compared with 3,900 in 2014.
Feb 5, 2016 07:00 AM ET
One reason is that singing the anthem is one of the few times when people do something collectively.
Jan 27, 2016 09:45 AM ET
The technique could be used to develop new kinds of smart clothing that both repels water and breathes, or flexible scaffolding for printed organs.
Jan 27, 2016 05:30 PM ET
Because young people’s brains are still developing, the effects of solitary are even worse.
Jan 21, 2016 07:00 AM ET
As a winter storm bears down on the East Coast, we look at how spreading salt on roads can add to the problem of lead poisoning in water.
Jan 20, 2016 12:15 AM ET
About 92 percent of meals at local and chain restaurants tip the caloric scales, sometimes giving diners more food than they should eat all day.
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