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* National Geographic Emerging Explorer, class of 2017

* National Geographic Learning / Cengage. Global middle school curriculum (2020, 2016)

* National Geographic Learning / Cengage. Keynote speaker (2016)

* National Geographic Kids. "Dinosaur Color" by Zac Petit. Interviewee (2014)

* Volunteer. Florida Aquarium: National Fossil Day (2016); Yale Peabody

  Museum: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Days, Paleo-Knowledge Bowl

  (2007–2010); California State Capital: Science Days (2007)

* San Francisco Chronicle. "Chronicles in Education: Bones to Birds,

  The New Science of Dinosaurs." Contributor (2005)



* "Pokémon Fossil Museum" exhibit. Consultant (2021)

* "The Art of Archaeopteryx" traveling exhibit. Contributor, consultant (2015)

* Garden of the Gods Visitor Center. "Theiophytalia kerri." Consultant (2014)

* Lawrence Hall of Science. "Big Dinos Return." Contributor (2005)​



* WFLA (2022): “Meet the dinosaurs from ‘Jurassic World Dominion’” (video)

* Digital Dinosaurs course featured by local news (2019, 2018, 2017)

* National Geographic Channel. "T. rex Autopsy." Consultant (2015)

* Discovery / Science Channel. "The Dinosaur Feather Mystery." Contributor (2004)



* USF Press Release. "22 USF Faculty Members Recognized with Outstanding Research Achievements Awards"

“Using citizen science and AI to track deadly and invasive mosquitoes”

Aedes aegypti: hi-res, web

Aedes scapularis: hi-res, web

Aedes vittatus: hi-res, web

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WANTED_Aedes vittatus_web_1080x1080.jpg

* Carney et al 2020, Scientific Reports  pdf

"Evidence corroborates identity of isolated fossil feather as a

wing covert of Archaeopteryx"


  • press releases: EurekAlert!USF: "Dinosaur feather study debunked"

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* Atlas Obscura. "How a black-feathered dino inspired a series of nerdy cocktails" by Isaac Schultz

USF Press Release. “USF researchers develop new technologies to fight mosquito-borne diseases”

* Tampa Channel 10 TV coverage. “USF awarded major grant to help control spread of mosquito-borne diseases”

* New Scientist. “The early bird” by Michael Marshall

* National Geographic MagazineArchaeopteryx research featured as two-page spread in the May 2018 issue (image)

* Bay News 9 TV coverage. “USF professor brings dinosaurs ‘back to life’” by Katie Jones

* Comments in National Geographic: 1, 2, 3, 4

* National Geographic. "Fourteen world-changers named 2017 National Geographic Emerging Explorers"


* USF News. "USF scientist one of 14 world-changers named 2017 National Geographic Emerging Explorers" by Tina Meketa

* National Geographic. "National Geographic Emerging Explorer Ryan Carney using X-rays and alligators to bring dinosaurs back to life" by Andrew Howley

* USF Magazine. "Using virtual reality to learn more about dinosaurs"

* Inside Higher Ed. "More than just cool?" by Nick Roll

* The Science Times. "Paleontologist uses virtual reality to learn about the evolution of dinosaurs" by Zen Menahem

* Comment in: National Geographic. "How mosquitoes use stealth to steal your blood" by Elaina Zachos

* PNAS. "News Feature: Prehistoric animals, in living color" by Amber Dance

* Comment in: Christian Science Monitor. “How a 10-million-year-old snake helps bring extinct animals into full color" by Eva Botkin-Kowacki

* Lindgren et al 2015, Scientific Reports  pdf

  • press releases: EurekAlert!, Brown University: "Pigments, organelles persist in fossil feathers"

  • articles: Forbes,  IFLScience!,  NBC NewsredOrbit,  Science Update radio / AAAS,  Tech Times,  Vice / Motherboard,  Der Standard (Austria),  Yahoo! News (Canada),  Gazeta Wyborcza (Poland),  VladTime (Russia), Europa Press (Spain)

* Lindgren et al 2014, Nature  pdf

* Carney et al 2012, Nature Communications  pdf

* USF Press Release. "USF researchers launch global dashboard to track invasive mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases"

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