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Electric Eels Jolt Their Prey By Remote Control, NPR, 2014

Electric Eels Use Built-In “Taser” to Remotely Stun Their Prey, National Geographic, 2014

The Surprising Power of an Electric Eel’s Shock, New York Times, 2014

Mole Smells in Stereo, ScienceNews, 2013

Stereo Mole Noses, National Geographic, 2013

A Mole’s Nose Knows, With Stereo Sniffing, New York Times, 2013

Vanderbilt Neuroscientist Honored by National Academy of Sciences, Research News at Vanderbilt, 2013

Croc Skin Bumps Are Signs of Sensitivity, ABC News 2012

Crocs Have Super-Sensitive Jaws, BBC News, 2012

Croc Jaws More Sensitive Than Human Fingertips, National Geographic News, 2012

Worm Grunting On NPR, Vanderbilt Research Blog, 2011

Tentacled Snake Uses Odd Appendages to Sense Prey, National Geographic News, 2010

Snake uses odd tentacles to sense prey , CBC News, 2010

Second Nature, Vanderbilt Magazine, March 2010

Easy Lunch for Fish-Tricking Snake, ABC News, 2009

Snakes Trick Prey for Easy Meal, The Scientist, 2009

No Joke, Arts and Science Magazine, Vanderbilt University, 2008

Uncovering the Mystery of the Worm Charmer, New York Times, 2008

Moles, not magic, make worm ‘grunting’ work, ABC News

Assignment Earth: Worm Grunting, Video on Mother Nature Network

A Mammal That Can Smell Underwater, Science Friday Interview, 2006

Star-Nosed Mole Can Sniff Underwater, NewScientist, 2006

The MacArthur and the Mole, U.S. News and World Report, 2006

Mole Man Gets a MacArthur, SEED Magazine, October 2006

Adapted to Follow Their Noses Underwater, New York Times, 2006

A Many Fingered Nose, National Geographic News, 2005

Star-nosed mole has moves that put the best magician to shame, Exploration Magazine, February 2005

Underground Gourmet: Mole Sets a Speed Record, New York Times, 2005

Brain Organization, Too, Sets Naked Mole-Rat Apart, Scientific American, 2002

The Early Nerve Gets the Brain Space, Science News, 2001

Snouts: A Star is Born in a Very Odd Way, Science News, 1999

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