Ashley Braun

Ashley Braun, abraun3@gmail.com, is a Seattle-based freelance science and environmental journalist. Her work has appeared in publications including The Atlantic, Slate, Scientific American, Discover, and Hakai Magazine. She is also an editor at the climate and energy investigative news site DeSmog.com and a freelance fact-checker. Find her at ashleybraun.com and follow her on Twitter @ashleybraun.

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Despite warnings by biologists and geneticists, eminent individuals and venerable institutions helped promote a false theory that led to sterilizations and genocide.

Fossilized cell remnants in 3.4 billion-year-old bedrock are from primitive microbes. 

Frog hoppers piercing plants with their mouthparts produce negative pressures exceeding a megapascal. 

An Okinawa citrus species arose two million years ago when the Ryukyu archipelago disconnected from Asia.