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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

First PNAS Podcast

First PNAS Podcast

Most of my day-to-day work at Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is writing short summaries of upcoming research papers. But I also have the opportunity to take on longer projects as well, including profiles and podcasts . My first podcast, discussing whole-genome screening in adults, posted this morning. Check it out! http://www.pnas.org/site/podcasts/podcasts.xhtml#CaskeyMcGuire You … Continue reading