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 May 2019
Tough coatings protect cells and augment them with magnetism and fluorescence for possible biotech applications.
- 13 May 2019
Swimming corkscrew robots fitted with cargo-carrying crystals.
- 08 May 2019
Academic chemistry is haemorrhaging talented female researchers. However, a barrage of new initiatives aims to stem the flood.
- 02 May 2019
Photodetector matches sensitivity and color perception of rod and cone cells in the retina.
- 01 May 2019
Text and images translated into molecule-based archives can be read with mass spectrometry.
- 16 May 2019
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