Journalist, historian, editor. Author of the Colorado Book Award-winning book The Heroine's Bookshelf (Harper, 2010). That's me!
The stinky truth: Deodorant can change your body's bacteria
Could fear of terrorism be deadlier than terrorism itself? A neuroscientist weighs in.
This Is What Anne Frank's Arrest Looked Like
Ask a MacArthur genius: Can transplanted brain cells cure Parkinson's?
The Card Catalog Is Officially Dead
The Sun Stole Part of Mars' Atmosphere, and NASA Was Watching
This Ear Was Made With Vincent Van Gogh's DNA
Ask a MacArthur genius: Can a simple map change the way we think about diversity?
Crunching the numbers on cancer’s financial toll: On average, patients see a 20 percent drop in income within two years
Ask a MacArthur genius: Will tiny polymers replace bomb-sniffing dogs?
Ask a MacArthur genius: How are hospitals trashing the planet?
Someone Just Paid $826,000 for the Greatest Cat Painting of All Time
Ask a MacArthur Genius: How does the brain remodel itself?
Ask a MacArthur genius: Can a fake leaf commercialize photosynthesis?
How filthy is the International Space Station? An astrobiologist weighs in.