Here are some my favorite articles. More clips can be found at my Science author page.

"Cradle of Life," Science

A journey through South America exploring the mystery of why the Amazon is so biodiverse

Winner of the 2016 Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism - Features, given by the American Geophysical Union

"Clues from the Ashes," Science

A profile of José Torero, the fire scientist involved in the Ayotzinapa case, investigating the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico

"Birth of the Moralizing Gods," Science

An exploration of a provocative new theory that explains the success of moralizing religions—and the challenges of testing it

"Where Cellular Networks Don't Exist, People Are Building Their Own," Wired

A visit to villages in Oaxaca that have installed their own DIY cell phone networks with the help of a non-profit called Rhizomatica

"Reared by Puppets," Aeon

A meditation on the miracle and tragedy of condors raised by puppets

"Collective Forgetting," Think, Write, Publish/Creative Nonfiction

A collaboration with a temporary curator at the Smithsonian fighting to save the National Museum of American History's engineering collection

Winner of the 2014 Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering Public Understand and the Advancement of the Engineering Profession, given by IEEE