Journalist. I am the science writer for FactCheck.org, writing about false and misleading claims about science made by politicians. My little corner of the site is called SciCheck.
A few stories from my 10 previous years as a freelancer (see more here):
How to Butcher a Bear -- an essay on the New Jersey bear hunt
Squid Murder and Declining NIH Funding -- Scientific American
Climate Change Comes for the Pine Barrens -- Philadelphia Inquirer
After Extensive Mathematical Modeling, Scientist Declares "Earth is F**ked" -- io9