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 →
- 26 July 2018
Nondestructive method authenticates works of Robert Burns, one of Scotland’s most famous writers.
- 24 July 2018
New production breaking the Montreal Protocol demands a concerted response.
- 23 July 2018
Although some kinks are still being worked out, the European X-ray Free-Electron Laser facility is now giving researchers an unprecedented view of the inner workings of molecules and materials.
- 17 July 2018
This chemical biologist is building the mirror image of nature’s molecular machinery.
- 06 July 2018
A review of two books on broken pipes and promises in Michigan.
- 26 July 2018
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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