ELLE Australia story: “The Locavore’s Dilemma”, March 2014

My first feature for the Australian edition of ELLE, published in March, looking at the pros and potential cons of eating local food. Sources include Bay Area chef,¬†Jessica Prentice (who coined the term ‘Locavore’), director of the UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center, Elizabeth Mitchum, and assistant professor of agricultural and resources economics (and Freakanomics.com contributor), […]

TheVine story: “Are Bicycle Helmet Laws Bad For Public Health?”, July 2013

A feature story for TheVine. I talk to a health researcher, an economist, a trauma surgeon and spokespeople from both the Queensland and Victorian state governments, investigating the somewhat counterintuitive idea that bicycle helmet laws (helmets are mandatory in Australia) are bad for public health. Excerpt below. Ask Martin Tanneberger what he thinks of mandatory […]