Author: Harrison Tasoff

Harrison Tasoff currently serves as Scienceline’s physical science editor working on stories ranging from special relativity to minerology. Outside of the physical sciences, he has a tender spot for the marine biology beat. Harrison has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Swarthmore College and is pursuing a master’s in science journalism at NYU. Harrison grew up in sunny Southern California watching science shows and exploring tide pools. He is an avid mineral collector and when he’s not writing you can find him tending his bonsai. You can follow Harrison on Twitter here.

The roots of an early plant partnership

The roots of an early plant partnership

The first land plants quickly formed relationships with fungi

By Harrison Tasoff | Posted April 24, 2017

Protecting the other two thirds of the globe

Protecting the other two thirds of the globe

Countries look to large marine protected areas to conserve our oceans, but the devil is in the details

By Harrison Tasoff | Posted April 5, 2017

The fight to save coral

The fight to save coral

Climate change is pushing corals, and the biologists hoping to save them, to their limits.

By Harrison Tasoff | Posted March 20, 2017

What is coral bleaching and why does it happen?

What is coral bleaching and why does it happen?

The science behind the phenomenon devastating reefs worldwide

By Harrison Tasoff | Posted

A fish out of water

A fish out of water

Buckets in hand, ecologists scramble to save the threatened Santa Ana sucker

By Harrison Tasoff | Posted February 1, 2017

What’s inside my pumpkin spice latte?

What’s inside my pumpkin spice latte?

Despite the name, the flavoring often has little in common with actual pumpkins.

By Harrison Tasoff | Posted December 9, 2016

Mixed news for otter recovery

Mixed news for otter recovery

The otters of Monterey Bay are doing well, but their neighbors are still suffering

By Harrison Tasoff | Posted October 7, 2016

Paleontology: Now in Technicolor!

Paleontology: Now in Technicolor!

Psittacosaurus is the latest dinosaur to be reconstructed in its original hues

By Harrison Tasoff | Posted October 3, 2016