Harvey Leifert

Harvey Leifert, harveywriting@verizon.net, is a freelance science writer based in Bethesda, Maryland. He previously served as public information manager for the American Geophysical Union and as a Foreign Service officer with the U.S. Information Agency.

Recent Stories

One of the most damaged areas on the planet has been repaired, in part, by a lowly bush.

Satellite monitoring and networks of instruments on the ground can detect, but not predict, volcanic eruptions.

Doing something about the weather is no longer just talk.

Neuroscientists are beginning to understand the connections.