I am an award-winning freelance science journalist and editor. I was formerly features editor at Discover magazine, where I assigned and edited features and top edited columns and features. My work has appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Science, Science News, SpectrumScientific AmericanScientific American Mind, The Oprah Magazine, and many other publications.

I am also co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Open Notebook, a non-profit publication dedicated to helping science journalists improve their skills.

I live in Madison, Wisconsin.