I’m still trying to balance my staff job against the very long queue of freelance work that I signed up for before that job came along. Which means, sadly, no time for blogging. I haven’t given up the idea, though (I really love this blog). I just need a few more months to clear my plate. … Continue reading Happy New Year! I miss you! Here are some pictures from Alaska!
Had this article go up yesterday over at Scientific American. It was a fun piece to do because I got to revisit one of the most deeply fascinating questions in all of science: how do the basic electrical and chemical exchanges that occur in our brains produce the infinitely complicated experience of being alive? Seriously: think about it. An electric … Continue reading On the neuroscience of memory
Pictured: me and my twin brother, just a few weeks old, synchronized napping somewhere in Medellin, Colombia. Not pictured: our legs and feet don’t even come close to filling out those onesies… I have an abiding interest in any and all research on the things our biological parents pass down to us — not … Continue reading News Roundup: Our Mothers’ Microbes