Stepping back from the supply-chain chaos of the pandemic into the solid, low-tech building methods of the 19th century turned out to be just what I—and the environment—needed. Modern Farmer. https://modernfarmer.com/2022/01/building-a-better-barn/
A pilot project shows we can balance our need for safe roads with our duty to protect nature. Undark. https://undark.org/2021/03/11/road-salt-imperils-aquatic-ecosystems/
Researchers think they’re getting warmer: They’ve created amino acids and primitive membranes by simulating conditions found at scalding vents on the ocean floor. Knowable. https://knowablemagazine.org/article/physical-world/2020/searching-high-and-low-origins-life
More coastal towns are building “living shorelines” for storm and flood protection. Vox. https://www.vox.com/2019/6/3/18262182/hurricane-season-2019-storm-protection
Hi, I’m Anne N. Connor, a Vermont-based freelance writer with a master’s in science writing from Johns Hopkins University. My beat is solution-focused stories about climate, the environment, and sustainable food systems. I also write about health.
An Electrifying Way to Make Rice Farming Greener. (2022, April 13). Modern Farmer.
How Will Fish Survive the World’s Warming Waters? (2022, February 26). Modern Farmer.
Snowshoeing and Other Endangered Activities. (2021, January 15). Flyway Journal.
San Antonio Finds the Key to Flood Control in its Gardens. (2019, December 23). Southwest Dispatch.
We Need to Change the Way We Talk About GMOs. (2018, October 4). Undark.
Contracted writer, Swedish Digestive Health Institute, Seattle. Writing reported stories for the hospital system’s internal physician newsletter. Topics focused on gastroenterology, obesity medicine, and hepatology. Regular contributor, 2020-present.
Neurons Simplify Visual Signals by Responding to Only One Retina. (2021, October 1). The Scientist.
Human “Time Cells” Encode, Process Flow of Time. (2021, October 1). The Scientist.
USDA Unveils New Gene-Stacking Tool to Prevent Plant Diseases. (2018, August 14). The Scientist.
Could Rapamycin Help Humans Live Longer? (2018, March 1). The Scientist.
Ecological Sustainability, published in 2013 by CRC Press. Includes a chapter on sustainable agriculture. Co-author and pre-submission editor.
Introduction to Molecular Biology, Genomics, and Proteomics for Biomedical Engineers, published in 2008 by CRC Press. Co-author and pre-submission editor.