About Jenny @jennymarder
Jenny Marder is a senior science writer for NASA and a freelance journalist. Her stories have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post and National Geographic. She was formerly digital managing editor for the PBS NewsHour.
Jenny’s Recent Stories
Politics Jul 20WATCH: Tim Kaine and Corey Stewart meet for first U.S. Senate debate in Virginia
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Republican Corey Stewart will square off Saturday for their first debate in the Virginia Senate race. PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff will moderate the debate.
World Jun 12Trump and Kim signed a joint statement. What does it mean?
And what happens now? We asked four foreign policy experts for their reaction to the summit and what’s next.
Nation Feb 17What a bullet does to a human body
When bullets enter a human body, they don’t just pierce tissue, they shatter bones and dislocate limbs.
Arts Dec 29Add the nutmeg, hold the booze for these holiday-inspired drinks
“Not everyone drinks,” says Torrence Swain, head bartender at Washington D.C.'s Bourbon Steak restaurant. “And everyone should have something special.”…
Arts Dec 25George Washington carried this brandy-based drink in his canteen
This spiced cocktail -- a special drink that was a favorite of the first president -- takes time to make.
Nation Nov 14What we find in Gwen Ifill’s words, one year later
On March 24, 2016, seven months and three weeks before she died, Gwen Ifill sent out a tweet. “Thinking of writing something about meanness,” it said. “Thoughts? (Kind ones, please.)”…
World Nov 03Bergdahl gets no prison time, is dishonorably discharged
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- A military judge ruled Friday that Bowe Bergdahl should serve no prison time for endangering his comrades by walking off his Afghanistan post.
Nation Sep 30After first tour of Puerto Rico, top general calls damage ‘the worst he’s ever seen’
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, the Department of Defense's primary military liaison with FEMA, toured the damage in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria for the first time Saturday on a helicopter ride from San Juan to Ceiba. Buchanan spoke with…
Nation Sep 135 important stories you may have missed
There are more drug overdose deaths than we thought, China is phasing out the production of gas-powered vehicles and other news you might have missed.
Nation Sep 08WATCH LIVE: Florida Gov. Rick Scott gives update on Hurricane Irma
Florida Governor Rick Scott is scheduled to update the public about his state's preparations before Hurricane Irma makes landfall this weekend.