Julie Leibach is a freelance science journalist and the former managing editor of online content for Science Friday. Before that, she was an editor at Audubon magazine. She has a master’s degree in journalism from New York University’s Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program and bachelor’s degrees in biology and Spanish from Washington University in St. Louis.
Selfies From The Animal Kingdom
Zoologist Roland Kays’ book “Candid Creatures” features wildlife photos taken with motion-sensing cameras.
Unraveling The Orchid Mantis Mystery
This elusive praying mantis lures insect prey by exploiting flower-like attributes.
Faces Of The Moon
Images from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera reveal a moonscape wrought by geologic forces and celestial bombardment.
Botanicals In Blue: A Victorian Woman’s Take On Algae
Anna Atkins, the first person to publish a book of photography, showed a predilection for botany.
Vegan Cheese, Coming to a Platter Near You
A trend in artisanal vegan cheese is spreading across the nation.
What Is Face Blindness?
Face blindness, or prosopagnosia, is more than just “being bad with faces.”
Oliver Sacks: Under the Influence
Oliver Sacks was wealthy in friends, mentors, and other inspiring companions. Let’s meet a few of them.
Opening the Memory Bank
The New York Public Library just made it easier for the public to access thousands of digitized high-resolution items as part of an effort to preserve our cultural history in the Internet Age.
Boughs Of Folly: Science Blunders In National Lampoon’s ‘Christmas Vacation’
What can we learn from the Griswolds’ many mishaps?
An Origami Bunny, Made From DNA
Researchers have developed a method to build tiny structures out of DNA based on 3-D polygonal shapes created with a computer.