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 →
- 11 June 2018
Rapid improvements in the stability and efficiency of perovskite-silicon tandem cells are raising commercial hopes.
- 07 June 2018
Curiosity rover also reports data on the red planet’s mysterious methane plumes.
- 01 June 2018
Low pay and gloomy career prospects are thwarting the next generation of researchers.
- 17 May 2018
Rogue trichlorofluoromethane likely originates from production facilities in East Asia.
- 08 May 2018
Key enzymes in complex biosynthesis could enable alkaloid production.
- 11 June 2018
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Freelance Science Writer