Press

SELECTED MEDIA ATTENTION

2014

Amy Maxmen at Nature Magazine covers our paper on miRNAs in phylogenetics

2013

Liz Pennisi from Science Magazine discusses the evolution of animal visual systems and summarizes some of my recent work.

2012

UC Davis press release for the BMC Biology paper on the regulation of cnidocyte discharge by light

UC Santa Barbara press release of the BMC Biology paper

Scientific American writer Faris Jabr covers the BMC Biology paper in an interesting piece on extra-ocular photo-reception

Scientific American blogger Christie Wilcox covered the BMC Biology paper in her blog Sushi Science

Nature Magazine Editor’s Picks on the crypotochrome eye of the demosponge

2011

Rick and Dave appear on Sacramento Public Radio’s Insight to speak about immortality in Cndiaria

2010

UC Santa Barbara press release for the Proceedings B paper

Article from New Scientist about the Proceedings B paper

2009

Article from Santa Barbara’s Daily Sound about Dave’s AMAZING science fair student Evan Lincoln

2008

Article from SEED Magazine by P. Z. Myers that discusses some of my work on phototransduction and eye evolution

2007

McClatchy News Service (Miami Harold, others) article about the PLOS One paper

Article from Live Science about the PLOS One Paper

UC Santa Barbara press release for the PLOS One paper

National Science Foundation press release for the PLOS One paper

COMMENTARY

An interesting New York Times article by Carl Zimmer about Edward Marcotte’s work on deep homology that Dave commented for, 2010