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

How to survive a bear attack

There's a huge helium deposit under Tanzania, and here's why you should care

What is Naegleria fowleri?

Earthquakes: Finding fault with nature

Earth gets a surge of new ocean sanctuaries

For the first time, a mammal species is extinct because of human-induced climate change

Why moon bears need a moment in the sun

What to know right now about Zika virus

'Baby talk' can help songbirds learn to sing

Olm eggs finally hatch in rare 'dragon' birth

How hurricanes are named (and why)

See how bees sense a flower's electric field