Science Does the Dog Paddle

I recently wrote a story for the Inside Science News Service about new research on the doggie paddle. It was a really fun story to report — the lead author, Frank Fish (I refrained from asking him if he gets a lot of comments… Continue Reading


KinderLab meets the world

In October, I started a blog with the brand-spankin’-new Popular Science blog network. KinderLab covers the science of early child development — when kids start to lie, the evolution of crawling, how baby pics can foretell eye cancer, and how playing in a high… Continue Reading