The world of publishing moves pretty fast--I'm constantly finding new projects that captivate my attention and imagination, and that interest lasts long after the stories have been published. Here are a handful of my recently-published pieces to give you a glimpse into what I'm telling my friends these days. For a more comprehensive list of subjects I've covered, check out my Writing page.
A vanishingly rare hummingbird shares the same fate as the indigenous tribe in the remote mountains of Colombia. What happens when the needs of people and conservation butt heads? I traveled to Colombia for this piece, which was a labor of love two years in the making.
The field of art conservation is part science and part art. Conservators have a big task on their hands: stopping the breakdown of artifacts at the foundation of our culture. Here's how they do it, and how the field will look in the future.
Curing cancer is a lot more complex than it sounds, since it's actually hundreds of diseases. Here's how technology is leading the way forward towards new treatments and cures. This piece is part of my series called A Future Without Cancer.