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Science communication. Not for Dummies

Science communication. Not for Dummies

I am a freelance science writer and an award-winning book author with a PhD in molecular biology. My journalistic credits include Scientific American, Reuters, the New Scientist, Nature and many others. As a consultant, I help scientists communicating their work to the public and the media. I am often invited to talk about genomics, biotech, science communication and research. I like to produce and read/hear/watch stories that are compelling, sharp-sighted and accurate. When not at my desk, I am on a conference tour or diving. Read more


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