A sampling of some of my magazine articles...
SCIENCENOW / NEWS / 26 March 2013 One team of researchers sets out to document our nation's failing infrastructure, right in the capital city.
NATURE / FEATURE / 8 AUGUST 2012 Mechanical instability is usually a problem that engineers try to avoid. But now some are using it to fold, stretch and crumple materials in remarkable ways.
IEEE SPECTRUM / NEWS / 6 May 2013 Canadian team wants to take the cheap microsatellite route to uncrackable global communications.
IEEE SPECTRUM / FEATURE / 1 July 2006 Robots don't have feelings--but this little machine fakes it amazingly well.
IEEE SPECTRUM / NEWS / 25 April 2012 A silver-and-glass nanofishnet brings the weird optics of metamaterials into the range of light we can see.
IEEE SPECTRUM / NEWS / 17 FEBRUARY 2012 The root of satellite speed is processing power on the ground.
IEEE SPECTRUM / NEWS / 22 FEBRUARY 2013 Smart receivers seek out quiet spots in the noisy, overcrowded airwaves
BIOPHOTONICS / FEATURE / November 2012 Transmyocardial laser revascularization fell somewhat out of favor in the 1990s, but recent developments have inspired new research into the technique.
NATURE / FEATURE / 23 April 2014 A new generation of industrial plants can make liquid fuels from almost any organic scraps — from corn stalks and wood chips to urban rubbish.