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 →
- 17 April 2018
As the first known room-temperature ductile inorganic semiconductor, the material could boost flexible electronics applications.
- 16 April 2018
Attacks in Salisbury and Syria show that the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons needs to evolve.
- 29 March 2018
New solar-powered electrolysis system avoids briny bugbears like chlorine production.
- 20 March 2018
Union between halogen and electron-donor could help develop radiotherapy agents that rely on the uncommon element.
- 19 March 2018
Perovskite solar cells need better stability testing if they are to flourish.
- 17 April 2018
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