Writing

As a 2014 AAAS Mass Media Fellow, I wrote for KQED Science and QUEST. I have also written about food science for UCLA’s Science & Food blog and my personal blog, Bite-Sized Biology.

The Smithsonian Affiliate Newsletter

Volunteers Restore Smithsonian’s Ranger Spacecraft in Los Angeles (Fall 2015)

QUEST

A House Made From Mushrooms? An Artist Dreams of a Fungal Future (8/26/2014)
The Future of Sustainable Food: Q&A with Wendell Berry (8/5/2014)

KQED Science

The Amazing Life of Sand (11/4/2014)
Stanford Scientists Use Fruit Flies to Study Diabetes (8/7/2014)
Deep-Sea Octopus is Mother of the Year (7/30/2014)
With DARPA Support, Lawrence Lab Seeks to Develop Brain Implant to Treat Memory Loss (7/9/2014)
Interactive Map: How Sea Level Rise Could Swamp Coastal Communities (6/13/2014)

Science & Food

Ten Things About Sushi (9/23/2014)
Flavor of the Month: Watermelon (8/26/2014)
Anyone Can Be a Kitchen Scientist (6/17/2014)
Five Things About Apples (5/13/2014)
News & Views: Sky-High Spuds (3/25/2014)
DIY Kitchen Science: Tri-Color Potato Salad (3/18/2014)
Five Things About Baking (11/19/2013)
The Science of Cookies (11/12/2013)
Five Things About Fruits & Veggies (10/29/2013)
Six Things About Eating Insects (10/15/2013)
News & Views: The Benefits of Well-Rested Produce (9/24/2013)
Five Things About Eating Healthfully (9/17/2013)
DIY Kitchen Science: Super Antioxidant Fruit Smoothie (9/10/2013)
DIY Kitchen Science: Boozy Apple Pie (7/23/2013)
News & Views: Understanding Umami (7/9/2013)
DIY Kitchen Science: Umami Burger (7/2/2013)
The Science of Pie: 2013 Event Recap (5/21/2013)
News & Views: Reinventing the Egg (5/7/2013)
Baking Without Eggs (4/30/2013)
News & Views: Tropical Fruit Inspires Innovative Research (4/2/2013)
DIY Kitchen Science: Ceviche (3/26/2013)
DIY Kitchen Science: Homemade Ice Cream (3/5/2013)
News & Views: The Flavor Network (2/26/2013)
DIY Kitchen Science: Ricotta Cheese (2/12/2013)

Bite-Sized Biology

Kitchen Programming 101 (3/25/2013)
Sweet, Sweet Nutmeg (12/20/2012)
‘Are You There Brain? It’s Me, Stomach.’ (11/19/2012)
Does This Triglyceride Make Me Look Fat? (10/2/2012)
The Peculiar Case of the Puny Pepper (2/15/2012)
The Secret Life of Sugar (1/22/2012)
Putting the ‘Pop’ Back in Popovers (11/26/2011)
Adventures in Growing Sugar Crystals (5/4/2011)
Beyond the Novelty of ‘Humanized’ Milk (3/26/2011)
Protein ‘Egg’-regation (3/11/2011)
Growing Plastic… From Mushrooms? (2/12/2011)
Let’s Stay Together (1/16/2011)
What’s In a Name? (12/23/2010)
For the Love of Cardamom (11/14/2010)
A (Very) Unique Perspective on Food (10/31/2010)
Deep Purple (10/6/2010)
A Tale of Two Salmon (9/25/2010)
What Makes Teflon Nonstick? (9/18/2010)
Good Source of Protein (9/11/2010)
Microbes in My Vegetables? (9/4/2010)
Fava Beans and Dopamine (8/8/2010)
To Eat or Not to Eat (Meat, That Is) (7/31/2010)
Of Crustaceans and Carotenoids (7/17/2010)

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