October Newsletter

October Newsletter

If there is one good thing about the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s online conferences. As a freelancer, conferences provide an opportunity to step out of the home office and be refreshed and encouraged by fellow scientists, writers, bioethicists, or creatives. Often...
What Will We Do After the Pandemic?

What Will We Do After the Pandemic?

“What will we do after the war?” Dorothy Sayers asked this of her readers in 1942 in her essay “Why Work?” ““The question that I will ask you to consider today is this: When the war is over, are we likely, and do we want to keep this...
Writing about Vaccines

Writing about Vaccines

For my Biohazards column in Salvo Issue 50, I decided to write about vaccines since it was a hot news topic. I’m sure you’re asking the same thing I was asking about three days before the article’s deadline, “Why, Heather, did you decide to write about vaccines?” I...
Podcast Interview about Teen Girls and Technology

Podcast Interview about Teen Girls and Technology

My article in Salvo magazine, “Do You Like Me?” garnered the attention of Walt Mueller of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding. He asked if I’d be a guest on his Podcast Youth Culture Today to talk about some of the issues that teen girls are facing today. You...