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Behold the badger

Behold the badger

In March 2017 I introduced the world to a little badger. Out in Utah’s west desert, this little guy has the tenacity and engineering chops to bury an entire calf, all by himself. Over the next two weeks, this contented badger ate off the carcass, all the while caught on camera by a motion-activated camera … Continue reading

Follow me at the U

In January 2016, I started as a science writer at the University of Utah, covering several physical and social science departments. Here’s how to keep up on my work: UNews: My press releases are posted at unews.utah.edu. Here’s a few recent ones I’m proud of: Spring snow a no-go? Why vultures matter – and what … Continue reading

Latest PNAS work

Check out some of my latest work at PNAS: Podcasts: Geoffrey Marcy on exoplanet hunting: http://www.pnas.org/site/podcasts/podcasts.xhtml#PetiguraMarcy Tad Patzek on natural gas forecasting: http://www.pnas.org/site/podcasts/podcasts.xhtml#Patzek Alvin Roth on kidney exchange : http://www.pnas.org/site/podcasts/podcasts.xhtml#Roth Profiles: Marine microbiologist Edward DeLong: http://www.pnas.org/content/111/27/9666.full Ecohydrologist Andrea Rinaldo: http://www.pnas.org/content/111/11/3900.full QnAs: Ecologist Simon Levin: http://www.pnas.org/content/111/18/6532.full And all this in addition to a half-dozen or more … Continue reading