Cay Leytham-Powell was the managing editor for the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine and has written for SAPIENS, an anthropology magazine, and the Denver Post. They specialize in science writing, but has written on topics as far ranging as literature as malware to parading crystals.
Barn swallows may indeed have evolved alongside barns, humans
As humans evolved and expanded, so too did barn swallows, new research from CU Boulder suggests.
Diversity begets diversity in the alpine
As plant communities become more diverse and complex in the high alpine, so to do soil microorganisms, according to a new CU Boulder study.
To confront wildfire risk, experts get social
The WiRē team—a group of wildfire practitioners and researchers, including some from the University of Colorado Boulder—is working across Colorado to better understand the human role in local wildfire mitigation.
Smoke from distant fires darken the public health picture
Questions remain about the respiratory risk posed to a fifth of the United States population by increasing wildfires—but a CU Boulder researcher is trying to clear the air.
Cannabinoids are easier on the brain than booze, study finds
But much remains unknown or unproved, such as whether marijuana has beneficial effects, CU Boulder professor observes.
In addition, Cay Leytham-Powell was formerly the art editor for SAPIENS and has had their work published in Scientific American, Aeon, Discover Magazine, the Atlantic, Slate and Pacific Standard.
Some samples of their art editorial work are as followed: