Author: Alison Snyder

Correspondent from the western edge...

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

In his new book Michael Pollan explores the origins of the American meal.

By Alison Snyder | Posted November 20, 2006

Janna Levin on the 'Line

Janna Levin on the ‘Line

Cosmologist and author Janna Levin talks about art, science and her new book.

By Alison Snyder | Posted August 23, 2006

What existed before the Big Bang?

What existed before the Big Bang?

–asks Michael Y. from Detroit, MI.

By Alison Snyder | Posted August 21, 2006

Better than Bait

Better than Bait

Scientists are finally realizing what worm farmers like Dave Greninger have known for years.

By Alison Snyder | Posted July 27, 2006