I am a freelance science journalist with more than 15 years 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 →
- 18 January 2023
Catenated covalent organic frameworks could find use as additives or membranes.
- 11 January 2023
Oscillating voltage prompts molecular rings to trundle around a circular track.
- 21 December 2022
Jolt of electricity zaps impurities in graphite anodes, potentially offering a cheaper and greener recycling strategy.
- 16 November 2022
Using sugar chains as a ‘virus glue’ could help DNA origami structures become antiviral agents.
- 28 October 2022
Ongoing effort to create a reflection of life’s protein-making machinery could provide access to mirror molecules for diagnostics, therapeutics, and more.
- 18 January 2023
TESTIMONIALS“As an editor and reporter, Mark Peplow is fast, accurate, and versatile. He covers science policy and pure research with equal passion, and his writing combines a scientist’s precision with a journalist’s verve.” Tim Appenzeller
Former Chief Magazine Editor at Nature, now News Editor at Science
"Mark guided me through some of the most challenging stories I've written. These are pieces I might not have attempted were it not for his steady editorial hand." Linda Nordling
Freelance Journalist, South Africa
“Working with Mark is never anything other than a pleasure. He is the kind of editor that writers hope for: able to identify what needs fixing and what doesn’t, bringing to bear a wealth of knowledge, always clear, prompt and easy to talk with. Much of that comes from being a splendid writer himself.”
Freelance Science Writer