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About Science News

Science News offers readers a concise, current and comprehensive overview of the latest scientific research in all fields and applications of science and technology.

Science News is edited for an educated readership of professionals, scientists and other science enthusiasts. Written by a staff of experienced science journalists, it treats science as news, reporting accurately and placing findings in perspective. Science News and its writers have won many awards for their work; here's a list of many of them.

Published since 1922, the biweekly print publication reaches about 90,000 dedicated subscribers and is available via the Science News app on Android, Apple and Kindle Fire devices. Updated continuously online, the Science News website attracted over 12 million unique online viewers in 2016.

Science News is published by the Society for Science & the Public, a nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to the public engagement in scientific research and education. 

Science News Staff 

Publisher - Maya Ajmera
Editor in Chief - Nancy Shute


Editor, Special Projects - Elizabeth Quill
News Director - Macon Morehouse
Digital Director - Kate Travis
Features Editor - Cori Vanchieri
Managing Editor, Magazine - Erin Wayman
Deputy News Editor - Katy Daigle
Associate Editor - Emily DeMarco
Associate Editor - Cassie Martin
Associate Digital Editor - Helen Thompson
Audience Engagement Editor - Mike Denison
Astronomy - Lisa Grossman
Behavioral Sciences - Bruce Bower
Biomedicine - Aimee Cunningham
Earth & Climate - Carolyn Gramling
Life Sciences - Susan Milius
Molecular Biology, Senior Writer - Tina Hesman Saey
Physics - Emily Conover
Technology - Maria Temming
Staff Writer - Laurel Hamers
Editorial Assistant - Kyle Plantz
Science Writing Intern - Leah Rosenbaum
Contributing Correspondents - Laura BeilLaura Sanders, Tom SiegfriedAlexandra Witze


Chief Design Officer - Stephen Egts
Design Director - Erin Otwell
Assistant Art Director - Chang Won Chang
Assistant Art Director - Tracee Tibbitts

Science News for Students

Editor - Janet Raloff
Managing Editor - Sarah Zielinski
Staff Writer - Bethany Brookshire
Web Producer- Lillian Steenblik Hwang


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