I am a senior writer at The Boston Globe and BetaBoston

Previously, I reported on science and technology at NBCNews.com and before that, at Fast Company. My work has appeared online and in print at New Scientist, Scientific American, Nature News, MIT Technology Review, Sfari.org, and elsewhere. This is what my typical day looks like

The Boston Globe

She mastered the art of science photography

For two decades, photographer Felice Frankel has claimed a front-row seat to some of the biggest discoveries in science.

BetaBoston/The Boston Globe (July 2015)

Bacteria in a bottle: A way to stay clean without soap

David Whitlock’s AO+ Mist has found a small but earnest following among young urban professionals who are experimenting with nontraditional approaches to staying healthy and clean.

BetaBoston/The Boston Globe (July 2015) 

3-D simulation takes you on a walking tour of the heart

For 34 years, Dassault has developed 3-D software for engineers who build cars, airplane parts, and buildings. Moving into organs is their next step.

BetaBoston/The Boston Globe (May 2015)

At Cafe ArtScience, food is the next frontier

Boston's next culinary sensation may not be a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef, but a Harvard scientist whose high-tech tinkering with food has produced breathable chocolates and pods of frozen yogurt wrapped in an edible skin.

The Boston Globe (October 2014)

http://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2015/04/11/somerville-grove-labs-wants-revolutionize-fresh-food/g4M3EqLuJhRl63OWNiP9wJ/story.html

Grove Labs has a plan to revolutionize fresh food

An indoor garden the size of a bookcase, engineered to sustain offseason produce year-round. This is the future of food dreamed up by twentysomethings Jamie Byron and Gabe Blanchet.

The Boston Globe Magazine (April 2015) 

Test-driving a gadget that changed my mood

The team behind Thync is betting big time that our nation of coffee-swilling, booze-guzzling, yoga-loving consumers won't have a problem flipping on a current to change their mood.

The Boston Globe Magazine (February 2015)

NBC News

Mystery rot threatens starfish on both coasts

What it takes to fly a drone

How some worms regrow their heads

Tooth tattoos can tell when you're ill

Tooth tattoos can tell when you're ill

Fast Company

Chinese memes skirt censorship

Chinese memes skirt censorship

Rhythmia models your heart in 3-D

Rhythmia models your heart in 3-D

MIT Tech Review

Power in your ears

Power in your ears

Budget diagnostics

Budget diagnostics

Nervous paths

Nervous paths

...and more 

NBC News

NBC News

Sfari.org

Sfari.org

New Scientist

New Scientist

Scientific American

Scientific American

Nature News

Nature News

NBC News

NBC News

Header image credit: Albert Folch, University of Washington