SITN Articles

After two years of writing short-form articles and one year as an assistant editor, I have taken over the role of Editor-in-Chief for the short-form articles at Science in the News. As of August 2018, I will no longer write my own SITN articles, unforunately, and so the list below will mostly likely not grow for a while. However, I will continue to write for my own blog, of course, and I hope to contribue articles, either long- or short-form, to SITN when I am able to.


Articles I have written for Science in the News, in reverse chronological order:

Heat waves hurt your brain: the argument for window AC units
What does your grip strength say about your mental health?
Who lives in the Twilight Zone under the sea? 
Scientists have created sheep that are 0.01% human
Fish skin “bandages” rapidly heal burned bears and a mountain lion
In a sitting culture, our bones could be responsible for obesity
Dog owners rejoice! Dogs could be smarter than cats
Conservation spending proven to make a difference
Harvard and MIT are making tattoos to monitor your health
Could Zika become a treatment for brain cancer? 
Canadians bringing genetically modified salmon to their tables
Scientists draw from nature to build a material that is both stiff and tough—a rarity in material science
The war on malaria gets a new weapon: a toxic fungus
Genetically engineered viruses: a medicine of the future
Using your own DNA against you: Bio-control of coral reef pest might be possible
Scientists show predators could drive fish to colonize land
Researchers at IBM create triangulene, a magnetized molecule with unknown potential
A new medical implant might greatly reduce the risk of chemotherapy treatment
Slime molds are capable of passing on learned behaviors to new cell populations
Transfusing old blood into young mice aged their systems 
 Lakes formed by glacial melting may cause havoc on local communities  
Foldit players beat scientists in determining a protein’s shape

Last Updated: 7/21/2018