I've covered life sciences & tech for Smithsonian, PBS Nova Next, NatGeo News, The Scientist, Nature, PopSci, Backchannel & The Verge. Microbiology PhD from Stanford, SciCom from UC Santa Cruz.
Scientists have discovered a variety of living things deep below Earth’s surface
Inner Workings: Bacteria work together to survive Earth’s depths
Three methods identify and activate silent bacterial gene clusters to uncover new drugs
Inner Workings: Tiny organisms could reveal how animals evolved
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Researchers keep studying, but Toxoplasma gondii keeps confounding their expectations.
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BioTechniques - RNA Sequencing Rapidly Maps the Brain
Odor, taste, and light receptors are present in many different parts of the body, and they have surprisingly diverse functions.
BioTechniques - Tracking Protein Dynamics in Single...
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