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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daviddobbs.tumblr.com — redlipstickresurrected: Asker aka Davide Asker aka Original Asker and ,Senso aka Ale Senso of Interplay Art Group (based Milan, Italy) - Interplay Anatomy, Milan, Italy, 2008 Street Arts

Cultured Neuron — nevver: Step on it.

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Oct 21, 2016

@DrSidMukherjee Oh, dear, sorry to hear that. That’s hard indeed, no matter how long expected. Sympathies, & may the trip bring solace.

Oct 21, 2016

@DrSidMukherjee @marynmck Thx! If you're up for interview, eml me david.a.dobbs@gmail.com, Broad as subject; get back to u next wk. Cheers.

Oct 21, 2016

H/t to 1st tip in my anon tipbox 4 Broad Inst story: "They don't pay well. But there are benefits: all the genes you can sequence!"

Oct 21, 2016

RT @danfagin: Well-deserved props for @undarkmag, deborahblum @tomzellerjr for producing some excellent sci journalism in 1st yr. https://t.co/5buCIc9B9p

Oct 20, 2016

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