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

Is milkweed really the key to saving monarchs?

Video reveals amazing secret of spider silk

Earth's tiniest porpoise approaches extinction

What frustrated squirrels can teach us about perseverance

Native people built seashell islands off Florida

New NASA map forecasts Zika risk

11 amazing antics of ants

As U.N. makes history on Earth Day, Leonardo DiCaprio reminds us not to rest on laurels

Cities have their own microbial signatures

Why Ping-Pong is good for your brain

Almost 2/3 of Earth's biodiversity is bacteria

What to know right now about Zika virus