Russell McLendon

Russell McLendon
Russell is science editor for Mother Nature Network. He writes MNN's Translating Uncle Sam features, works on infographics and other special projects, and blogs for the Earth Matters channel.

Russell's most recent content

Earth gets a surge of new ocean sanctuaries

33 things your brain doesn't know about itself

Farmer discovers woolly mammoth near Detroit

Styrofoam-eating worms can fight plastic waste

Flea fossil may hold ancestor of bubonic plague

Plastic trash, textile fibers found in seafood

Shell backs off Arctic 'for the foreseeable future'

Colorful 'ghost' bird finally caught in photos

Vinegar is suddenly sweet for Great Barrier Reef

Why do giraffes hum at night?

New 'tree of life' links 2.3 million species

Which U.S. states have the most endangered species? [Infographic]