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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
Dec 19, 2014 02:00 PM ET
Strange-looking ice formations the size of dinner plates are discovered floating on a Scottish river.
Dec 16, 2014 02:15 PM ET
Oysters are sensitive to increasingly corrosive seawater, and it's causing commercial oyster operations to fail.
Dec 10, 2014 05:00 PM ET
Catholic bishops worldwide call for a commitment to sustainable energy and a climate treaty that protects the poor.
Dec 8, 2014 05:45 PM ET
Night owls could use a week in the woods, reports a new study, which can fix what ails your circadian rhythms.
Nov 21, 2014 12:00 PM ET
The U.K.'s new 'Bio-Bus' carries 40 people and is powered by biomethane, produced by human and food waste.
Nov 17, 2014 03:00 PM ET
Small, slow-moving shifts in the Earth's offshore plates may accurately provide a heads up to major earthquakes and tsunamis.
Nov 15, 2014 12:00 PM ET
A viral clip from last winter shows a sheet of ice smashing into a house. How does this happen?
Nov 13, 2014 02:00 PM ET
Climate change means more lightning strikes for each degree the world warms, a new study finds.
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