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CNN | Discover | Gizmodo | GOOD | Marie Claire |
Motherboard (VICE) | National Geographic | Nautilus |
New Scientist | New York Times | PAW | Quanta Magazine | Science | Scientific American | Smithsonian | Undark Magazine | Wall Street Journal | Washington Post | WIRED

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NEW YORK TIMES

How About Them Apples? Research Orchards Chart a Fruit’s Future (Sept. 27, 2022)

Do You Believe Scientists, or Your Dog’s Crying Eyes? (Aug. 22, 2022)

Glowing Bacteria May One Day Protect People From Land Mines (Jun. 21, 2021)

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UNDARK MAGAZINE

Podcast: When Accents Speak Louder Than Words (May 31, 2022)

Book Review: The Molecules Behind Brain Diseases (Feb. 11, 2022)

To Learn How Covid Affects the Ear, Scientists Turn to Cadavers (Jan. 6, 2022)

Book Review: Lessons Learned From the Wayward Brain (July 16, 2021)

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WASHINGTON POST

In Italy’s Dolomite Mountains, A Peak Experience for Hikers (April 29, 2022)

Chawne Kimber Quilts for Social Justice (Dec. 23, 2020)

Stress Over COVID Worsens OCD Symptoms In Some Kids (Sept. 10, 2020)

Scientists fight disease-carrying mosquitoes by letting them feed off their blood (Aug. 23, 2020)

 

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WIRED

An Inclusive, Cyberpunk Future Is In the Cards (Feb. 2, 2021)

How Old-School Text Adventures Inspired Our Virtual Spaces (Jan. 14, 2021)

They Found Community, and Then Love, in Online Games (Dec. 1, 2020)

Tech Confronts Its Use of the Labels ‘Master’ and ‘Slave’ (July 6, 2020)

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QUANTA MAGAZINE

Brain’s ‘Background Noise’ May Hold Clues to Persistent Mysteries (Feb. 8, 2021)

Mitochondria May Hold Keys to Anxiety and Mental Health (Aug. 10, 2020)

Virginia Trimble Has Seen the Stars (Nov. 11, 2019)

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CNN

The following is a small sample of articles I wrote as a writer/producer on staff at CNN Digital from 2008 to 2014:

Religious OCD: ‘I’m Going to Hell’ (May 31, 2014)

Young Blood Makes Old Mice More Youthful (May 5, 2014)

How Your Brain Makes Moral Judgments (Mar. 27, 2014)

How Poverty Might Change the Brain (June 13, 2013)

His Other Car is on Mars (Aug. 6, 2012)

The Foer Questions: Literary Wunderkind Turns 35 (Mar. 5, 2012)

Pieces of Crystal: Homeless and HIV-positive in Atlanta (Nov. 30, 2011)

On Pi Day, One Number ‘Reeks of Mystery’ (Mar. 12, 2010)

Parents of Suicide Find ‘Immediate Bond’ in Each Other (Mar. 9, 2010)

Colliding with Nature’s Best Kept Secrets (May 9, 2008)

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DISCOVER

Physicists Discover a ‘Quarky’ Quintet (Nov. 30, 2015)

Batteries Safe Enough to Eat (Apr. 30, 2015)

 

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GIZMODO

I Had My First Kiss in GemStone III (Sept. 30, 2020)

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GOOD

This 11-Year-Old Knows Way More About Mammoths Than You (Oct. 13, 2015)

 

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MARIE CLAIRE

‘I’m 33 and I’ve Never Been Kissed’ (May 26, 2016)

 

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MOTHERBOARD (VICE)

Peer Inside These Gemstones (June 26, 2017)

 

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

How harnessing the powers of venom could lead to new medicines (Sept. 8, 2021)

 

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NAUTILUS

Are All Brains Good at Math? (Aug 31, 2022)

How to Understand Extreme Numbers (Feb. 17, 2017)

The Rituals That Ward Off Bad Luck Arern’t Arbitrary (Jan. 10, 2017)

 

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NEW SCIENTIST

Your Inner Hoarder: Why Letting Go Is So Hard to Do (April 26, 2017)

The Big Bang Blip: Solving the Mystery of Why Matter Exists (May 20, 2015 – cover story)

English Speakers, You Stink at Identifying Smells (Mar. 25, 2015)

How Your Life Changes When You Win a Nobel Prize (Oct. 6, 2014)

I Won the Nobel Prize by Experimenting on Myself (Aug. 6, 2014)

 

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PRINCETON ALUMNI WEEKLY

Chris Hirata *05: Studying the Far Side of the Final Frontier (Nov. 7, 2018)

Economist Elizabeth E. Bailey *72 Looks Back on a Pioneering Career (Oct. 4, 2017)

Jamal Motlagh ’06 and Michael Zhang ’08, Custom Clothing Gurus (Sept. 21, 2016)

Bettina Korek ’00: Art and Life (May 13, 2015)

Essay: Forbes for Life (April 1, 2015)

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SCIENCE

A science reporter grapples with an ichthyologist’s all-consuming passion for categorization (June 8, 2020)

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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN

Remembering Mathematical Magician John Conway (April 20, 2020)

Chasing Copernicus in Poland (Dec. 7, 2018)

Blink and It’s Over: Short-Duration, High-Impact Experiences of 2017 (Dec. 27, 2017)

The Last Woman to Win a Physics Nobel (Sept. 26, 2017)

Scientists: Advertise Your Failures! (Sept. 25, 2017)

The Tao of Tau (June 27, 2017)

Don’t Read That Rave Review! Getting Off the Hedonic Treadmill (Aug. 25, 2016)

Commitment for Millennials: Is It Okay, Cupid? (Feb. 8, 2016)

Why Do We Use Pet Names in Relationships? (Feb. 12, 2015)

Vasopressin Emerges As Hormone of Interest in Autism Research (Sept. 11, 2015)

Science Museums Adapt In Struggle Against Creationist Revolution (July 12, 2007)

 

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SMITHSONIAN

What Data Scientists Learned by Modeling the Spread of Covid-19 (June 11, 2021)

How Much Did Grandmothers Influence Human Evolution? (Jan. 4, 2021)

Anxious About Election Results? Here’s What’s Happening in Your Brain as You Wait (Nov. 3, 2020)

The Maya Ruins at Uxmal Still Have More Stories to Tell (June 17, 2020)

The Fibonacci Sequence Is Everywhere—Even the Troubled Stock Market (March 25, 2020)

How the Mathematical Conundrum Called the ‘Knapsack Problem’ Is All Around Us (March 9, 2020)

How Charlotte Moore Sitterly Wrote the Encyclopedia of Starlight (Sept. 23, 2019)

Total Solar Eclipse 100 Years Ago Proved Einstein’s General Relativity (May 24, 2019)

What the Obsolete Art of Mapping the Skies on Glass Plates Can Still Teach Us (April 15, 2019)

The 17th-Century Astronomer Who Made the First Atlas of the Moon (Dec. 27, 2018)

 

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WALL STREET JOURNAL

Oil Prices Continue Upward March (Oct. 27, 2007)

Crude Slips Again, to $85.27 (Oct. 24, 2007)

Crude Falls on Stronger Dollar, Economic Worries (Oct. 23, 2007)

Oil Tests Another High, Falls on Supply Concern (Oct. 18, 2007)

Crude Sinks as Stock Rally (Oct. 2, 2007)

Crude Surges Past $85 (Oct. 15, 2007)

Crude-Oil Price Tops $83 On Surprising Supply Data (Oct. 12, 2007)

Oil Rebounds As U.S. Forecasts Rise in Demand (Oct. 10, 2007)

Demand Forecast Boosts Crude (Oct. 9, 2007)

Crude Rallies (Sept. 27, 2007)

Crude Falls Below $80 a Barrel (Sept. 26, 2007)

 

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