“Den of Snakes,” Slate (forthcoming)

“Curious Species,” Natural History (print)

My 3 Greatest Revelations,” Nautilus

In the Eye of the Serpent,” Yale University Press blog

Archives and Counterarchives,” Culture & Animals Foundation News

Natural History in Two Dimensions,” Commonplace: The Journal of Early American Life

Science for the History of Science: An Imperfect Tool,” Uncommon Sense

A Naturalist in Historian’s Clothing,” The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History

Refining a Theory: Plate Tectonics in the 21st Century,” LDEO Alumni and Friends News

Selected Rotunda magazine publications
Calling All Senses: Why Flavor Is Not Just a Matter of Taste
New Science for a Classic Hall
Footnotes to a Diorama
Leading the Way
Exhibits Alive!
A Brilliant Defense
Shining Armor
Nabokov’s Type: Lysandra cormion
Celebrating Burroughs’ Legacy 175 Years After His Birth
The Re-making of Mars
Lab Confidential
Nile Crocodile Is Two Species

Selected amnh.org (American Museum of Natural History) publications
As Firefly Numbers Seem to Slide, Researchers Ponder Effects on Ecosystems
Stray Hummingbird Stays Till Spring
Stray Western Hummingbird Visits the Museum’s Flowers
“Punk Eek,” 40 Years Later
Reflections on Space: Liquid Mirror Telescopes in Beyond Planet Earth
Astronauts Share Details from Era-Ending Shuttle Mission

Not Ready For Their Close-Up,” The Last Word on Nothing

Notes on Planning Ahead,” The Last Word on Nothing

As Natural Looking as Nature Itself,USA Today magazine

The Physics of Cat Tongues,” Yale Scientific magazine

In the Field,” Whitney in the White City

P1050553Communing with the world’s rarest raccoon (Procyon pygmaeus).