I have written articles on a range of topics, including COVID-19, sustainability and muons
Rock transportation system is ready for excavation of DUNE caverns
Fermilab contractors have successfully commissioned a system that will move 800,000 tons of rock to create space for the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment’s detectors in South Dakota.
Where science meets the sacred
Sanford Underground Research Facility is making an effort to build bridges with Native American communities and operate with respect for the sacred land it is built on.
Testing wraps up for first Fermilab-designed cryomodule for PIP-II accelerator
A Fermilab team has completed tests for a crucial superconducting segment for the PIP-II particle accelerator, the future heart of the Fermilab accelerator chain.
New metamaterials for studying the oldest light in the universe
A Fermilab scientist and his team have developed a new way to make antireflective lenses, enabling big discoveries about the cosmic microwave background radiation and the fabric of the universe.
Funding for All: The Inside Scoop on Grants and Fellowships
ScienceWriters 2020 Event Coverage
Wherever you are in your science journalism career, fellowships and grants can give you the resources to pursue a passion project. But what does it take to get them?
To Stop Coronavirus’ Spread, We’ll Need New Testing Technology
Experts say communities must massively scale up COVID-19 testing, with quicker turnaround times. New test innovations in the works promise to do just that.
Mental Health, Well-Being and Research
University of Michigan Chemistry
with Taylor Soucy
Jen Heemstra, Associate Professor at Emory University, visited the University of Michigan in January to talk a bit about her research designing DNA biosensors and a lot about her perspectives on failure, self-care, and how being an academic is a little like being an athlete
On the marvels of physics
Theoretical physicist Clifford Johnson answers my questions about his work in science and outreach, including advising on movies like Avengers: Endgame.
One minute with Arden Warner, accelerator physicist
Arden Warner loves solving problems. He’s also chair of the Fermilab Summer Internships in Science and Technology committee, where he champions mentoring young scientists and working towards a more inclusive culture in science.
One minute with Maxine Hronek, DUNE collaboration coordinator
A veteran administrator with a love of flowers and true crime, Maxine Hronek draws on three decades of Fermilab experience to keep the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment running smoothly behind the scenes.
Questing for Cures From a Boiling River
NASW Student Newsroom
The Peruvian Amazon is home to a multitude of bacteria that thrive on extreme heat—and may lead to new drugs.
Winner, 2020 Student Summer Writing Award
Meet Four Ph.D. Students Who Passed Their Candidacy Exams in Quarantine
ACS Graduate and Postdoctoral Chemist
The candidacy exam experience in quarantine was close to normal, but the pandemic also made it unique. Read about four Ph.D. students who passed.
Why Aren't Academic Sustainable Lab Programs Gaining More Traction?
Many universities are starting programs to help labs become more sustainable—but achieving widespread participation is no easy feat.