Monday, October 19, 2015
This tiny Texas town has incredible rock art and, nearby, craft beer, great food, kayaking, historic forts and more. Read about it in my story for Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine.
Lost Maples deserves its reputation for fall splendor, but nearby Hill Country State Natural Area also sports color, without the crowds. Read more in the latest Texas Highways.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
The population of the Gulf of California harbor porpoise, or vaquita, has plummeted in recent years and an illegal trade in the bladders of totoaba fish, also endangered, bears much of the blame. Conservationists and scientists hope efforts to save both aren't too little, too late. Read more in my piece for Newsweek.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
It's a real thing, just not what you think. Astronauts coined the term to refer to the difficulty concentrating and mental fatigue sometimes experienced in space. Researchers are trying to figure out exactly what causes it and what to do about it. Read more here.
Monday, October 12, 2015
An investigation on the International Space Station is looking at how microgravity affects the human brain and what that in turn does to our cognitive and physical abilities. Read more on the NASA website.