Published Work

Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN):

Podcast: Black chemists discuss strategies for dismantling systemic racism in science

Crystal structure shows LSD bound to its receptor

Phosphine detected in the clouds of Venus

Parasite eavesdrops on host to reproduce

Chemist Nancy Goroff is moving from research to policy

Animal lovers battle on social media and a newly named rock star

Tying knots in a molecular string

Ainissa Ramirez discusses how society and technology interact

Shipwrecks host diverse microbial communities

Microscopic robot takes first steps

New hydrogel electrodes sense eye motion comfortably

A small molecule in the gut could explain bariatric surgery’s anti-diabetic effects

Dragonfly larvae serve as biosentinels for mercury pollution

Strong, self-healing soft robots

A new polymer keeps its strength with added degradability

Hafnium isotopes reveal origin of ancient Roman glass

Ultrablack skin camouflages deep sea fish

Selenium helps synthetic melanin prevent radiation damage

How uromodulin protein prevents urinary tract infections

Chemical gradients revealed in human tooth enamel

Childhood obesity linked to indoor air pollution

Grappling with the Decision to Leave Grad School

KQED (San Francisco’s PBS and NPR Affiliate):

VIDEO: Flight of the Cal Falcons

KQED Science–Black Birders Week

MAP: See Which Bay Area Nursing Homes and Long-term Care Facilities Have Had Coronavirus Outbreaks

Escape From Coronavirus Frustration With Animal Webcams

Cheat the Coronavirus This Weekend: Bay Area City Nature Challenge a Great Activity Even Indoors

Earth Day 2020 Is Live and Online (And In Your Backyard)

Coronavirus: Here’s how to use gloves to help prevent infection

KQED Science–How to use gloves to help prevent infection

Here Are the Public Health Orders and Recommendations for Each Bay Area County

Union says 124 hospital workers sent home because of UC Davis coronavirus patient

Oh, snap! Hear the big noise tiny shrimp make in the ocean

KQED Science–Tiny crustaceans make quite a ruckus

Environmentalists to California restaurants: Drop lawsuit over Berkeley gas ban

KSQD Public Radio:

Canta y No Llores: A Phone Call with Abuelito

KSQD–Canta y no llores

Why I want a haircut

KSQD–Why I want a haircut

The San Jose Mercury News:

The decline of hunting in California

Foreboding signs for Monterey Bay sea lions

From the Fall 2019 AGU Meeting:

Atmospheric rivers have different “flavors”

Wildfire residue may contribute to climate change


Protecting living corals could help defend the Great Barrier Reef from ocean acidification for decades

Good Times Santa Cruz:

The birds and the bees of Santa Cruz (second story about birds)

The Monterey Herald:

Seaside high school students to run Repair Cafe next week

Finding the perfect tree might be a little bit more difficult this year in Monterey

Thanksgiving dinner in Monterey brings community together

Monterey Naval Postgraduate School scientists looking for answers in the ice

Local schools battling vaping dangers

A sampling of Steinbeck on Cannery Row Saturday

Visions of clear skies with Monterey Bay Half Marathon on the horizon

Salinas woman lends a helping hand to refugees

Flexibility the name of the education game at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s new Bechtel Center

Local students tackle global challenges at Model UN event

National Steinbeck Center in Salinas: Not quite by the book

CSUMB to celebrate 25th anniversary with weekend events

Program helps educate the educators at MPUSD

Chemistry in Australia:

Art of the Periodic Table

UC San Diego Division of Physical Sciences:

Hardwiring computers for human-brain efficiency

Science, Engineering Students Prepare for Careers in Industry

UC San Diego Health Communications:

Why Humans Get Diarrhea and Other Mammals Don’t

A New Study Sheds Light on Research Trends in Pediatric Gastroenterology

Over the Counter: Avoiding Errors at the Pharmacy

Swimming with Heart