Articles by Roxanne Palmer

Roxanne has liked science ever since she started watching "Bill Nye the Science Guy" on Saturday mornings over a bowl of sucrotic O's. She especially likes writing about dinosaurs, climate change and evolution. In college, she studied English literature but still managed to put in time in the greenhouse as a botany lab assistant and in the pool for varsity water polo. When not writing about science, she moonlights as a cartoonist and illustrator.

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Blackstone To Buy LaSalle Hotel For $3.7 Billion

Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP said on Monday it would buy U.S. hotel owner LaSalle Hotel Properties for $3.7 billion, topping a rival bid from Pebblebrook Hotel Trust in April for $3.5 billion.