Freelance Science Writer
Science • Ethics • Society
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June 2021: Articles, Recommendations, and Other Stuff
Lately my projects have centered on China, Covid-19, or Fetal Tissue Research. Sometimes they overlap, like my three-part series on Covid-19 origins, which gets into why the lab leak theory has re-surfaced, gain-of-function studies, and the NIH’s role in funding...
January 2021: Articles, Recommendations, and Other Stuff
This winter I’ve written eight articles for Mind Matters News on China and technology. Most of them focus on using technology for censorship and surveillance, both online and in real life. The Chinese government has an extensive propaganda and censorship machine that...
October 2020: Articles, Recommendations, and Other Stuff
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 when I...