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 →
- 14 March 2018
Chemical weapon used in U.K. assassination attempt was developed by Soviet Union during Cold War.
- 12 March 2018
Efforts to produce low-cost synthetic artemisinin gain momentum with help from Gates Foundation.
Chemical & Engineering News: Assassination attempt of Russian spy sparks chemical forensics investigation09 March 2018
U.K. officials want to know who poisoned Sergei Skripal with a ‘rare’ nerve agent.
- 23 February 2018
Huge investments and cutting-edge research are helping China to pioneer innovations in clean energy technologies.
- 21 February 2018
A cape made from porous fibers traps heat and hides a bunny from night-vision cameras.
- 14 March 2018
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
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Freelance Journalist, South Africa
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Freelance Science Writer