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

The ancestor of all known life was a microbe that ate hydrogen from deep-sea volcanoes

Are wildfires getting worse?

Earth's tiniest porpoise approaches extinction

Wild birds communicate and collaborate with humans, study confirms

Sweltering 2016 is a warning from the future

How are hummingbirds so good at flying?

5 reasons why biodiversity is a big deal

Which mammal species make good pets?

How baby wasps can save your tomatoes

Denmark, Sweden refresh old rivalry on Twitter

Is time running out for the 'leap second'?

Plants take risks, make eerily good decisions

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