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.
Strange-looking ice formations the size of dinner plates are discovered floating on a Scottish river.
Oysters are sensitive to increasingly corrosive seawater, and it's causing commercial oyster operations to fail.
Catholic bishops worldwide call for a commitment to sustainable energy and a climate treaty that protects the poor.
Night owls could use a week in the woods, reports a new study, which can fix what ails your circadian rhythms.
The U.K.'s new 'Bio-Bus' carries 40 people and is powered by biomethane, produced by human and food waste.
Small, slow-moving shifts in the Earth's offshore plates may accurately provide a heads up to major earthquakes and tsunamis.
A viral clip from last winter shows a sheet of ice smashing into a house. How does this happen?
Climate change means more lightning strikes for each degree the world warms, a new study finds.
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