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Discovery News' Editor Paul Heltzel most recently served as managing editor for Daily Interactive, a publisher of news apps. Former stints include National Geographic and NPR, where he edited and produced stories for the Web, and PC World magazine, where he covered technology news. Heltzel has contributed articles to the Los Angeles Times, MIT Technology Review, The Washington Post, CNN.com, and The New York Times on the Web. He's published five books on computer technology, science and health. He lives on the Rappahannock River in Virginia with his wife Deborah and their three kids.

Author Stories
Feb 24, 2015 01:20 PM ET
Russian scientists discover 20 small sinkholes surrounding a larger crater in Siberia.
Feb 17, 2015 12:10 PM ET
A freight train carrying crude oil derailed, leaking oil into a river, and setting 15 cars on fire.
Feb 4, 2015 04:30 PM ET
For £100,000, your luxurious wedding in France can be rain-free.
Feb 2, 2015 01:00 PM ET
Was a Super Bowl ad featuring late President John F. Kennedy based on the mistaken impression that seawater and blood have the same amount of salt in them?
Jan 29, 2015 04:30 PM ET
The birth of an iceberg comes with its own characteristic sound, according to new research.
Jan 21, 2015 12:00 PM ET
About 100 birds in the San Francisco Bay area have died from hypothermia after being covered in a mysterious goo.
Jan 20, 2015 12:30 PM ET
More than 50,000 gallons of oil spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River after a pipeline burst.
Jan 13, 2015 01:45 PM ET
The small bots will help researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory map fissures and learn more about how eruptions occur.
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