August 2002

For Businessweek, on why contenders to replace lithium-ion batteries are so opaque with their data.

Illustration: David Huang


June 2002

A chemical engineer leading efforts on carbon capture at the US Dept of Energy spoke to me about challenges and opportunities for the industry. (The New York Times) 
Photo credit: Michele Gustafson

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"Capturing Coal's Carbon Legacy"

April 2022

I co-produced a video on the back of my reporting for the story immediately below. The credit reads "reporting by" but I also helped with shot selection, transpo, and more...up to & including holding an umbrella over the camera.


April 2022

Closing a coal mine doesn't mean the end of its contribution to climate change. How companies are harnessing methane to provide net-zero heat and electricity.  
For Bloomberg Businessweek


February 2022

For Bloomberg: A roundup of ag-tech fixes


December 2021

For Bloomberg: A device to shed light on the half of the world's catch that's invisible to scientists and regulators.


August 2021

For Bloomberg: Pandemic lockdowns meant fewer crowds and less garbage. Now Amsterdam, Prague and Barcelona want to make some changes permanent.


May 2021

Why some people think recent large seizures of ivory is good news...and why others think that's bunk


April 2021

For Bloomberg, on little known French firm Asmodee's private-equity roll-up of the board games industry

photo: Britta Pedersen/Getty Image 


January 2021

For Bloomberg, on new techniques to find leaks in natrual gas distribution networks.
With (mediocre at best) photos by the author!


October 2020

Developed by Apeel Sciences, it can double or triple the shelf life of fresh produce. For Businessweek.


September 2020

The explosive potential of the source of Beirut's deadly accident isn't even its gravest threat to human health. But fixes are on the way.
From Bloomberg Green.


June 2020

For Bloomberg, on a plan to change how schools are funded in the state


April 2020

For Bloomberg Green, on a new technology to support supply-chain transparency

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June 2019

For The New York Times' science section, new technology for advancing conservation of crucial ocean habitat


February 2019

For Bloomberg's "Hyperdrive," on how insurers are scrambling to prepare for automated vehicles.


October 2018

For Businessweek, a short profile of a financier educating investors about the environmental impact of large-scale meat production.


February 2018

For Bloomberg Businessweek: A biotech star with a fresh $100 million is betting stem cells can treat Crohn’s and MS and perhaps even slow aging.


January 2018

I traveled to Tel Aviv to report for Bloomberg Businessweek on a predictive-medicine startup.


October 2017

A story in American Prospect about an economist and a neuroscientist who teamed up to see if poverty stunts children's brain development.


December 2017

In Fast Company, how consumer protests are affecting corporate branding strategies.


From Sept. 2013-Dec. 2016 I was running the longform journalism product for Participant Media and produced only features.



Sept. 2013

For Los Angeles magazine, I traveled to Yosemite National Park to watch scientists create the most detailed map ever of the Sierra Nevadas.

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July 2013

For Time (print), on efforts to rehabilitate the public perception of America's most reviled dog breed.



The New York Times Magazine's Innovation issue


Who Made That?

(Rock Climbing Wall)


The New York Times Magazine's Innovation issue


May 2013

For Slate, on the first major study of "tiger moms."



For Pacific Standard, on the dearth of inspections of facilities manufacturing generic medication overseas.



I met the renowned climate researcher at a conference and he gave me an exclusive advance copy of his new paper showing that the only mathematical explanation for recent record warming events was global warming. For Time.com


Something gave me the idea that perhaps writing for HuffPo for free was a possible path to a job as an editorial writer or op-ed columnist. Clearly that didn't work out. Note: I no longer write for free.



Essay for the New York Daily News featuring adorable pictures of my younger daughter published without her consent (which she has since granted).



For Psychology Today, on treating PTSD with yoga.


From 2004 through 2008 I was working as an editor at various magazines and as a producer for public radio news.




One of these was in the "Best of McSweeney's, Humor Edition" book. Eggers assured me it was assured it was a nepotism-free decision.


After Might magazine folded in 1997 and until 2004, I worked mostly (and mostly unsuccessfully) as a screenwriter. Few of my articles prior to that are online, it being, you know, the Nineties.




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