I am a freelance journalist covering science, technology and the environment. My stories have appeared in Smithsonian, Scientific American, Wired, Audubon and elsewhere. I live in Portland, ME where I spend as much time in, on, or alongside the ocean as possible.


Recent Stories

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  Fish Forensics: How tiny fish ear bones can reveal criminal activity  (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, October 2018)

Fish Forensics: How tiny fish ear bones can reveal criminal activity (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, October 2018)

  Wired Greenhouse Tech Could Help Arctic Communities Bloom with Bounty  (SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, July 2018)

Wired Greenhouse Tech Could Help Arctic Communities Bloom with Bounty (SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, July 2018)

  The Future of Fish Farming May Be Indoors  (SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, September 2018)

The Future of Fish Farming May Be Indoors (SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, September 2018)

  Nuclear Technology May Help Bring Early Mammal Evolution Into Focus  (SMITHSONIAN, September 2018)

Nuclear Technology May Help Bring Early Mammal Evolution Into Focus (SMITHSONIAN, September 2018)

  Dissecting Moth Genitals In the Name of Science  (SMITHSONIAN, May 2018)

Dissecting Moth Genitals In the Name of Science (SMITHSONIAN, May 2018)

  What's Behind Cape Town's Water Woes?  (SMITHSONIAN, February 2018)

What's Behind Cape Town's Water Woes? (SMITHSONIAN, February 2018)


Fieldwork

Snapshots from my fieldwork as a scientist and a journalist