I am a freelance science journalist with a decade of experience as a reporter and editor. I was the chief news editor at Nature magazine for more than four years, and editor of Chemistry World magazine for two years. Before that I was a news reporter at Nature, covering the physical sciences beat.READ MORE →
- 16 January 2018
Survey of metal–organic frameworks raises concerns about the reliability of adsorption data.
- 09 January 2018
Metal-ligand complexes display a range of long-lasting colors that can be erased on demand, allowing paper to be reused.
- 18 December 2017
Researchers must halt the rise of predatory journals by cutting off their supply of papers.
- 11 December 2017
Sol-gel synthesis boosts the capacity of a common porous material.
- 06 December 2017
New set of techniques enables the mass-production of micrometer-sized DNA structures.
- 16 January 2018
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