Journalist, historian, editor. Author of the Colorado Book Award-winning book The Heroine's Bookshelf (Harper, 2010). That's me!
The Washington Post
The stinky truth: Deodorant can change your body's bacteria
Could fear of terrorism be deadlier than terrorism itself? A neuroscientist weighs in.
Ask a MacArthur genius: Can transplanted brain cells cure Parkinson's?
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?
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.
Ask a MacArthur genius: Can feces fuel cars?
What if the pope's Mass turns into mass chaos? A crowd management scientist weighs in.
Could Burning Man cause an earthquake?
How a Virginia physicist can predict the Tour de France's outcome from 4,000 miles away