I write on sci, med, books, sports, music, & other culture for NY Times, NatGeo, Slate, PacificStand, Aeon, etal. Papa. Birder. Blues hacker. 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 ...

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thebrowser.com — Most human blindness is treatable. Stem-cell and electronic implants are making cures possible in what would once have been hopeless cases. But we could end half the blindness on Earth just by making simple cataract surgery available to all.

Why There’s New Hope About Ending Blindness

daviddobbs.net — I spent much of last winter working on a story about what it might take to end global blindness. I'm tickled to see the result now on and inside the cover of September's National Geographic. The four-section story is about determination in the face of tough odds.

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daviddobbs.tumblr.com — (via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jgHOcXTr50)`Sweet Jesus, Nina Simone is bringing it here. This is true soul: a soul spilled right out for us to see.

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Sep 23, 2016

RT @ScienceWriters: How the FDA controls news coverage: Charles Seife takes an in-depth look at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's… https://t.co/yDlVknFOQj

Sep 23, 2016

@drkeegansawyer @RickBorchelt @cgseife no worries there. But puzzled if u can't see pt that FDA case relevant to RB proposal as COI journos.

Sep 23, 2016

RT @David_Dobbs: @_beccaharrison I am not vilifying importance of PIOs. I’m pointing to why potential/reality of COIs makes role as NASW officer a no-go.

Sep 23, 2016

@cgseife @drkeegansawyer @RickBorchelt This response, where pointing to a CIO is taken as condemning PIO work? This needs to stop.

Sep 23, 2016

RT @cgseife: @drkeegansawyer @David_Dobbs @RickBorchelt ... journalism and PIO work are often orthogonal, and sometimes in direct conflict.

Sep 23, 2016

RT @cgseife: @drkeegansawyer @David_Dobbs @RickBorchelt It's not a denouncement of all PIOs. However, it's a strong statement that... (1/)

Sep 23, 2016

@drkeegansawyer @RickBorchelt @cgseife I did not denounce PIOs. I cited illustration of how inherent CIOs make RB'S proposal a no-go.


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