I am a freelance science journalist with more than 15 years 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 →
- 21 May 2020
Inoculating people with weakened parasites may generate stronger immune response than the current malaria vaccine.
- 15 May 2020
Researchers test Artemisia annua extracts against the novel coronavirus, while the WHO cautions that herbal remedies made from the plant could boost malaria resistance.
- 07 May 2020
Conveyor-belt effect in the liquid speeds sensitive cell samples with less pressure.
- 03 March 2020
Bullvalene’s constant metamorphosis could be exploited in sensing applications.
- 24 February 2020
Cage-like structures could enable selective separations in continuous-flow systems.
- 21 May 2020
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