My latest piece of public writing, “12 Whirling Facts About Tornadoes,” is now up at Mental Floss. Very excited to be contributing to the great science communication at one of my favorite outlets. The artilce is my first published piece to emerge out of my research for … Continue reading12 Whirling Facts About Tornadoes
My post at Deep-Sea News on How Presidential Elections Are impacted by a 100-Million-Year-Old Coastline was selected for Open Lab 2013, an anthology of the best science writing on the web! I feel very honored to have been selected from all the outstanding entries.
My new article about a few of my favorite things–the south, evolution, heat, and of course roaches–is now up at Scientific American The sticky Southern summer heat makes me slightly insane. It’s an agitation that grows deep within me as the season ripens, and the … Continue readingYour Home is a Hotspot for Roaches
NSFW features some choice quotes from me on why Giant Squid’s aren’t larger.
In June, I wrote at Deep-Sea News how an ancient coastline through the south is reflected today in the voting patterns through a linkage of plankton, soil, cotton, slavery, and demography. A little teaser: Hale County in west central Alabama and Bamberg County in southern … Continue readingHow presidential elections are impacted by a 100 million year old coastline
Busy few months! Cameron completed a manned dive to the Marianas Trench. Along with Sylvia Earle, I discuss this feat on NPR’s Talking Points (you can listen here). In contrast to the positiveness of this story, io9 also features my blog post on the death of deep-sea … Continue readingDiving to the Bottom of River and Ocean
My new article at Miller-McCune is out today! I discuss the Darwin Day Road Show, an experiment in evolutionary outreach from the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center. A posse of evolutionary scientists traveled to the heart of America to share their excitement about science on the … Continue readingScientists Take Charles Darwin on the Road