Author Archives

Ariel Bleicher

Ariel Bleicher

Ariel Bleicher studied mathematics and world literature at Scripps College in California. In pursuit of adventure, she moved to Alaska, where she explored the Alaska Range in mountaineering boots and freelanced as a science writer for the Arctic Regions Supercomputing Center. Her writing has appeared in The Anchorage Press, Portland Monthly magazine and on

July 9, 2010

The American Academy of Pediatrics’ short-lived policy revision on female circumcision ignites debate over how best to eradicate the practice

June 1, 2010

The BBC displays 59 pages of supercomputing statistics on one-third of a page.

May 30, 2010

Is biological engineering the beginning of a new technology revolution?

May 29, 2010

A renewable energy company in Seattle discovers a new way to brew biochemicals.

March 28, 2010

The findings suggest the American Southwest is headed for prolonged drought

March 24, 2010

How trend-averse parents came to live in an Emily-saturated society

February 26, 2010

Could garage biology inspire a new generation of inventors?

February 15, 2010

Boozing Bats Are Still Expert Fliers

January 27, 2010

A molecular biologist gives a common organism a remarkable skill using man-made genes

November 14, 2009

An unusual team builds a pipetting robot out of Legos for a genetic engineering competition

November 4, 2009

India’s biotech regulator says genetically engineered eggplant is safe for commercial use, but critics argue otherwise.


The Scienceline Newsletter

Sign up for regular updates.