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My First Published Science Article

My writing specialty when I got started was explaining technical and scientific topics for lay audiences — which served me well when I applied for a “tech transfer” job at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. This was written for a class in journalism school. I tried to sell it, but failed. Then there was a tsunami […]

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SFO’s Mini-Ambulance

California: The Mini-Ambulance by Randy Cassingham Every time we go to the airport these days it is jammed. Everyone is in a hurry to buy tickets, catch planes — everyone has a place to go, a person to see. Suddenly, someone drops. A crowd gathers for a quick look before they hurry to their planes. […]

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My First-Ever Published Article

Published under the title “Code-3 Tips to Avoid!” in Emergency magazine (a journal for street medics — now long-defunct), in December 1980. It was my first published piece. The roots of sarcasm — and truth, for that matter! — run deep. (more…)

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