Popular Science Writing

I am a writer for the Loh Down on Science radio show and podcast. I transform complex scientific papers into easy listening for the public in 180-word, radio-ready scripts. The Loh Down on Science is broadcasted by the National Public Radio and the Southern California Public Radio.

Check out some of my writing pieces below!

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Spread Your Wings

Our nippy little PTERODACTYL is ready to leave the nest! 

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Fin-tastic Navigation

Sky of blue, a sea of green . . . but which way’s home? 

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Red Planet, Blue Planet

Mars is the RED planet … right?

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Killer Kitty

Kitty’s bringing home dead birds AGAIN?

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Sweaty Fingers

Dropped your phone again? Don’t sweat it!

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Skyscraper Sunscreen

Do skyscrapers need . . . sunscreen?

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World Smiles Back

Smile, and the world smiles back?

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Technicolor Vision

It’s a truly brilliant world… for hummingbirds!

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Tough Love

Tough love – sometimes it pays off! Even for… BABIES?

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Trunk-tastic

Pop quiz: How is an elephant like a ROOMBAH??

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T-rex Chomps

Chomp, chomp! How hard can a teen T-rex bite?

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Shrimpy More

One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish…

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Teen Bops

The Bee Gee’s? OMG! That really takes me back!

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Chewing Out Invasives

Who doesn't love a delicious Mimosa?

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Social Shark

Social butterfly… or social SHARK?

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Ocean Influencers

Just cuz all your friends are doing it…?

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Deep-sea Camo

Let’s play hide and seek… under the sea?

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Mind Over Muscle

No brains, no gains!

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Green Light Plant Flight

It’s a bird, it’s a plane . . . it’s a – scientist in a helicopter!?

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Fresh Brains!

Besides zombies . . . who ELSE loves BRAINS??

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Scrambled Brains

Humpty Dumpty had a great…AAHHHH!

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Blink of an Eye

I’ll be there in the blink of an eye….literally?

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Circle of Friends

Your best friend is MY best friend? Is that even allowed?

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Sweet Gut

In your coffee — Sugar or Splenda?

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Soft Dino Shells

Which came first? The chicken or the soft shelled egg? 

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Dark Side

Do we all have an “evil twin?” 

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Ghost Gene

Ghosting – it’s not just for dating anymore!