Zika Uncontained Frontline PBS, Aug. 2016

Telescope Wars Scientific American, Dec. 2015. Best American Science and Nature Writing, 2016

The Surprisingly Imperfect Science of DNA Testing A collaboration of the Marshall Project, Frontline PBS and Fusion, June 2015


A New Wave of Bills Takes Aim at Science in the Classroom Frontline PBS, May 2017

The Zika Outbreak Frontline PBS, 2016

World’s Largest Telescope Faces Opposition from Native Hawaiian Protesters Scientific American, Feb. 2015

Stimulating Science Slate, Oct. 2013


Chile Is Still Littered With Dictator’s Landmines Vice, Nov. 2014

The Other 9/11 Slate, Sept. 2013

PG&E Customers Seeing Double San Francisco Examiner, Nov. 2010


Master of Long-Distance Aviation Loses Ground Scientific American, March 2014

Argentina and Chile Decide Not to Leave It to Beavers Scientific American, March 2014

Swimming Robot Tested for Billion-Mile Trip to Saturn Moon, National Geographic, Aug. 2013


When Scientists Are Mad about Each Other Feb. 2014

Step into the Twilight Zone: Can Earthlings Adjust to a Longer Day on Mars? Scientific American, Feb. 2013

I Drove 2,100 Miles to the World Cup with a Caravan of Facebook Strangers VICE Motherboard, June 2014