Clips

Publications

  • Scientific American

  • Hakai

  • Science (AAAS)

  • VICE

  • NEO.LIFE

  • Sierra

  • Cancer Today

  • Rewilding

  • Eos

  • Leaps

  • The Scientist

  • Willamette Week

  • Environments for Aging

  • Healthcare Design

  • Healthline

Clients

  • American Chemical Society

  • National Coalition for Hospice & Palliative Care

  • Texas Biomedical Research Institute

  • Portland Friends of the Dhamma

  • International Sign Association

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Do Psychedelics Need Psychiatrists? // Neo.Life
As psychedelic drugs are poised to join the mainstream, what is the role of the prescriber?

Rock Music in Utah // Eos
Three-dimensional models could help forecast rock tower frequencies—and seismic impacts—around the globe.

The Salty Secrets of Extreme Longevity // Neo.Life
Rockfish, clams, tortoises, and other underwater Methuselahs harbor adaptations that could provide clues to unlocking our own longevity.

Building a Better Nose // Neo. Life
Dogs, ants, and other organisms that sniff out cancer could help train an AI to do the same.

Alaska’s Sea Otters Have Individual Eating Habits // Hakai
Sea otters don’t all eat the same things—which makes it more difficult to deduce their effect on prey species like crabs and clams.


Just 15.5% of Global Coastline Remains Intact // Eos
Combining data from land and sea helps ecologists measure human impact.

Insect Futures—From Farm, to Table, to Pharmacy // Neo.Life
Insect-based foods, fuels, fertilizers, and antimicrobials will be a part of our future, like it or not.

For patients with macular degeneration, new hope for restored sight // Leaps

Fasting-Mimicking Diet Increases Anti-Tumor Immunity // Cancer Today
Short bursts of intense calorie restriction could improve treatment response in patients with a range of cancers.


Homing Pigeons Remember Routes for Years // Scientific American

Even after four years away from a release site, pigeons took similar paths home


Lake Michigan’s Salinity Is on the Rise // Eos

Road salt is primarily to blame for the shift, though the water remains within safe levels for now.


Giant Kelp Is Getting Less Nutritious // Hakai

A new study shows how warming oceans are related to kelp with lower nitrogen levels.


A New Model for an Old Extinction Event // Eos

A 3D Earth system model incorporates variables such as temperature and sulfurization to shed light on the end-Permian extinction event.


The Allure of the Ice-Cold Plunge // Neo.Life

Here are scientific reasons why you should consider a polar bear swim.


Forget dogs: These rats could be the future of search-and-rescue // Science

Researchers are training rodents with tiny backpacks to sniff out survivors


Hostile Workplaces Drive Minorities from the Geosciences // Eos

A pipeline of minoritized groups doesn’t ensure retention, a survey finds.


Community Input Drives Superfund Research // Eos

Researchers identified geochemical tracers for lead and investigated Oklahomans’ concerns at the Tar Creek Superfund site.


Could Intermittent Fasting Slow Cancer? // Neo.Life

Early studies of intermittent fasting for breast cancer are underway to see if it slows tumor growth and saves lives.


What will it take to bring back Oregon's kelp forests? // Rewilding

Kelp forests are critical ecosystems and effective carbon sinks, too – but they're under threat around the globe.


Oregon Needs Otters // Sierra

Scientists, divers, and Indigenous people are trying to bring them back—but it will take everyone working together


Deep-Ocean Cooling May Have Offset Global Warming Until 1990 // Eos

New machine learning techniques have estimated ocean temperatures below 2,000 meters, leading to a new model of warming trends.


Will My Dog Get Precision Medicine Before Me? // Neo.Life

The canine health and wellness market is full of innovation, with new products for early cancer detection, genetic testing, and behavior tracking.


4 Black Female Ob-Gyns Take on Racial Disparities in Reproductive Health // Neo.Life

Their research could mean longer healthspans for Black women.


21st Century Olympic Doping // Neo.Life

Gene editing for performance enhancement may not be the Tokyo cheat, but we asked the experts how far off it might be.


Meet the Psychologist Using Psychedelics to Treat Racial Trauma // Leaps

Monnica Williams is helping Black people resolve the harmful impacts of racism.


Backyard Ultramarathons Push the Limits of Running // Neo.Life

Ultra races like Big Dog and Run O’Clock neutralize speed advantages and inspire record-breaking feats of endurance.


Hostile Workplaces Drive Minorities from the Geosciences // Eos

A pipeline of minoritized groups doesn’t ensure retention, a survey finds.


Community Input Drives Superfund Research // Eos

Researchers identified geochemical tracers for lead and investigated Oklahomans’ concerns at the Tar Creek Superfund site.


How to Prepare Your Pandemic Pup for Your Post-Vax Return to 'Normal' Life // VICE

Don't stress at the first signs of adjustment trouble; there is a lot you can do for yourself and your dog now to smooth the transition.


Shelby Houlihan Says a Burrito Ended her Olympic Career. We Set Out to Find It. // Willamette Week

For us non-Olympic hopefuls, pig organ meats are safe to consume. And pretty darn tasty.



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