About Ted Heron

I'm a free lance writer with a passion for science. I'm working on a bachelor's in Biology with a minor in Journalism.

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The Future of Autopilot is Here

June 27, 2013


Autopilot in commercial aircraft has served as a secondary copilot for decades. Today, only 80 seconds of a two hour flight are manually operated on commuter flights in the U.S. The belief that commercial pilots may take on the secondary role is a hot debate throughout the airline industry. “In my experience, one of the […]

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Digging up the underground skate and art scene in Denver: Boppo

June 20, 2013


DENVER — Former pro snowboarder Benny Hernreich has found a way to redirect his passion after several severe injuries threatened his career. “I had a compression fracture in my L5 vertebrae and cracked my sacrum,” Hernreich explains. The life of a professional snowboarder is a fast-paced lifestyle that is riddled with a variety of different […]

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Zeroing in on Zero waste: How green is the Metro area?

March 10, 2013


DENVER — Is the ‘green movement’ simply a fad, or is it here to stay? If you live in the Denver metro-area, the answer is leaning on the latter. Many companies and several cities have been at the head of the zero waste frontier for years. Even though it had a slow start, Denver’s recycling […]

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