SAMPLES

Zero Tolerance, Zero Intelligence

Philadelphia Inquirer 05-13-2003 Zero Tolerance Zero Intelligence By Arielle Emmett NETHER PROVIDENCE – About a month ago my 13 year-old son took a swing at a sixth grader who yelled…

Biocomplexity: A New Science For Survival

The Scientist 14[19]:1, Oct. 2, 2000 This article originally appeared in The Scientist with an accompanying interview with Dr. Colwell.  NEWS Biocomplexity: A New Science For Survival? NSF director Rita…

The Chinese Glass Menagerie

In Beijing this past November, my creative writing class read Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie. It’s a play about family abandonment, the interactions and spoiled dreams of an American mother…

In Beijing and Shanghai: Feasts and Leftovers

  February 17 — Shanghai Bund.   My 33 year old friend Wang Qian is one of the best feasts of human nature that I have encountered in China. Call…

Butterfly Dream (writer)

We see the startled look of an American dancer, THEA ( in Chinese. meaning ‘Western Girl)’ performing Chinese revolutionary ballet.

Visual Communications

The Girl With The Four Lipsticks

She was an American co-ed whose almond eyes and painted lips zipped across the pages Harper’s Bazaar in August 1940, long before the era of Photoshop.

Surrender the Pink

“Welcome to Voice Print Identification.” The silky computer voice that sounded like a cocktail hostess circa 1968 ushered in a new era of thinking about biometric authentication. By Arielle Emmett…

The Human Genome

The Scientist 14[15]:1, Jul. 24, 2000 The Human Genome Armed with a working draft, scientist, ponder the meaning of all 23 human chromosome pairs and more

‘Remains of the Grains’ — Dynasty dolls in Xian are all faces in the dust, reminding me of what I should leave behind in my own afterlife

Bin Ma Yong, a Terra Cotta Warrior, Tomb #3. Photo by Arielle Emmett (c) Arielle Emmett *No photos or text reproduced without permission. In Xian yesterday I made a clean…

To Lijiang on the Road to Tibet

  On the outskirts of Lijiang, Yunnan Province, Wu Ka Meng “reads” the  Naxi pictographs outside Da Baoji temple May 31, 2012, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China: When we boarded the…