I write on culture, science, books, medicine, sports, & other wonders for NY Times, NatGeo, Slate, PacificStand, Aeon, others. Papa. Birder. Wee wry dumpling.
David Dobbs writes features and essays for publications including The New York Times, National Geographic, Slate, Wired.com, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications. Several of his stories have been chosen for leading science anthologies; most recently, his much-discussed feature for the Atlantic, "The Orchid Children," was selected by Jerome Groopman for Ecco/HarperPerennial's Best American Science Writing 2010. He is now writing a book, working title ...Read Full Bio →