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,, 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.

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Oct 8, 2015 12:01 AM ET
Global warming and an El Nino event are causing coral bleaching, putting reefs at risk worldwide. Continue reading →
Aug 4, 2015 12:16 PM ET
A giant plant found in Michigan can cause blistering, scars and permanent blindness. Continue reading →
Jul 30, 2015 02:15 PM ET
The nation's capital will drop 6 inches in the next 100 years, and coupled with sea-level rise faces a flooding double-whammy.
Jun 8, 2015 04:00 PM ET
Fifty U.S. hospitals charge 10 times what's allowed by Medicare to the uninsured and out-of-network patients.
May 14, 2015 06:30 PM ET
The remains of Antarctica's Larsen B Ice Shelf are likely to disintegrate by the end of the decade, speeding the way for sea level rise.
May 5, 2015 11:45 AM ET
The first images of thunder are created using triggered lightning -- and a lot of microphones -- to create an acoustic signature.
May 5, 2015 01:30 PM ET
A lake near Oregon's Hoodoo Ski Area fills from melted snow and then drains into a lava tube, leaving a meadow.
May 4, 2015 02:15 PM ET
Dead zones in the Atlantic are witnessed for the first time in the open Atlantic. And the oxygen-depleted waters could lead to massive fish kills.
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