Here are some of the stories I wrote for the AAAS Mass Media Fellowship at the Raleigh News & Observer.
Medical research and health news
These 4 NC counties, including one near the Triangle, saw heroin deaths spike
Can polio, a killer virus from the past, treat cancer in the present? Duke is optimistic
Hope for peanut allergies? Pills, patches, drops and even nuts themselves are being studied
Duke researchers discover how leukemia enters the brain
Rock a bye manta ray, in the ocean: The first manta ray nursery is found
Looks can deceive: They're adorable, but kinkajous are really 'Satan's teddy bear'
Oldies are goodies: These birds may have sung the same songs for 1,000 years, Duke finds
Spot a shark while diving off the NC coast? Snap a pic for these scientists
Teachers view student behavior differently based on race, NC State research suggests
Do your genes hold the secret to your success? Duke and UNC researchers explain
Want to control that 'hangry' feeling you sometimes get? UNC researchers explore how
Horseshoe crabs save our lives. What are we doing to save theirs?
Can we use Raleigh to predict effects of climate change? NC State researchers think so
Before dinosaurs, these creatures ruled the earth. An NC paleontologist discovered them