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Peter Hess

Peter Hess

Peter Hess recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he received his B.A. in environmental studies. Originally a student of British and American literature, his sense of social responsibility pulled him in a different direction. Peter aspires to harness the power of the written word to explore important issues of human and environmental health, such as fracking and biosolids. In his free time, he likes to propagate houseplants and make curries.

June 6, 2016

Natural gas may be delaying the arrival of clean energy

April 26, 2016

Tardigrades are nearly indestructible creatures that live everywhere

March 14, 2016

When it comes to pie, it’s all about ratios

February 29, 2016

With Carl Zimmer and Zhiheng Pei

February 29, 2016

Her test has a sophisticated design, but isn't ready for production

February 14, 2016

Fast, portable DNA tests are a powerful new tool for fighting disease — and more

January 31, 2016

One food researcher’s mission to educate the public

January 24, 2016

Critics argue that CISA is more about surveillance than security

January 9, 2016

As wearable technologies become more fashionable, security issues are on the back burner

September 28, 2015

Toxin researcher mines snake DNA for potential medicines


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