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Jason Goldman
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Scientist by day, science writer by night. I study the evolution of the mind. Scientist to the stars.
Scientist by day, science writer by night. I study the evolution of the mind. Scientist to the stars.

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"Fire suppression has caused a change in forest structure, and that change is interacting with changes in climate, to drive mortality," says Stevens. But the story gets a bit more complicated still, because it's rarely thirst itself that kills the trees. 

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In May I journeyed to Ecuador's Mindo cloud forest with +Aaron Pomerantz and +Lucas M. Bustamante-Enríquez in search of the elusive "Pinnochio lizard," Anolis proboscis.

(Thanks to Tropical Herping and Septimo Paraiso Lodge for supporting this story!)

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160720-the-strange-reason-why-the-pinocchio-lizard-has-a-long-nose?ocid=fbert
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Thrilled to be contributing to GOOD Magazine!

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My debut piece for Scientific American MIND

Hi everyone! I'm putting together topics for the next set of explainers in my BBC Future column, "Body Matters." What burning questions do you have about human anatomy or physiology? Let me know and it just might become the topic for one of my articles!

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In the Canary Islands, whales have become maritime roadkill. 

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Citizen science brings science education out of antiquity and into modernity.

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I went whale watching with some citizen scientists in Long Beach. Here's what I learned.

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Meet the Brazilian torrent frog. It’s got the most sophisticated communications system we know of for any frog.

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And if we could, seriously, what would we even use it for?
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