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The Hidden Coastal Culture of the Ancient Maya

for Hakai
Published: November 6, 2018


For thousands of years, ancient Maya kings ruled a vast inland empire in Mexico and Belize. But just how inland was it, really?
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Interview: Happening Now

for Happening Now

I appeared on a national news show to talk about the book and the cover story.
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Early Warnings of Terrible Earthquakes Appear High in the Sky, a New Theory Says

for Scientific American
Published: October, 2018


The best early warnings of a big disaster may appear 180 miles above the ground, a controversial new theory says
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of disabling neurological symptoms—most commonly the debilitating symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD), such as tremor, rigidity, stiffness, slowed movement, and walking problems.

Surgery performed by  Dr Foote and Dr. Okun
McKnight Brain Institute
University of Florida

Patient Russell Price is part of the Double Blind study.

Patient: Joel Russell Price (goes by Russell)
Has had Parkinsons for 12 years. 
rprice@pricecommercial.com
850-893-8761

Michelle Koidin Jaffee
Assistant Director of Communications
McKnight Brain Institute
University of Florida
352.294.8352
michelle.jaffee@ufl.edu

Unlocking the Healing Power of You

for National Geographic Magazine
Published: December 2016


Science is showing that how you feel isn’t just about what you eat, or do, or think. It’s about what you believe.
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Heavy Rains and Hurricanes Clear a Path for Supercharged Mold

for Scientific American
Published: December 4, 2018


Warmer temperatures and rising CO2 can also ramp up some fungal toxins and allergens
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A Dad Takes His Son To The Doctor And Discovers Fear Of Vaccines

for NPR
Published: June 10, 2017


A father discovers an odd fear of vaccines
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Maya bones bring a lost civilization to life

for Nature
Published: February 12, 2019


Trained in both medicine and archaeology, Vera Tiesler has revealed how the human body was deeply woven into the religion, tradition and politics of the Maya world.
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The Science Behind Miracles

for Outside
Published: Jan 16, 2017


How our minds push our bodies to defy expectations, beliefs, and even our own biology—in short, to make miracles
Photo Credit: Dominic Bracco

The Lobster Wars

for bioGraphic
Published: May 2019


In one coastal Mexican town, a sustainable fishery anchors the community. So why has Florida outlawed the same fishing methods?