Biomedical writer Aimee Cunningham is on her second tour at Science News. From 2005 to 2007, she covered chemistry, environmental science, biology and materials science for Science News.  Between stints Aimee was a freelance writer for outlets such as NPR and Scientific American Mind. She has a degree in English from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in science journalism from New York University. She received the 2019 Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism from the Endocrine Society for the article "Hormone replacement makes sense for some menopausal women."

All Stories by Aimee Cunningham

  1. Materials Science

    Sun and Sand: Dirty silicon could supply solar power

    Scientists have proposed a way to control the distribution of contaminants in silicon, potentially opening up the use of cheaper starting materials for making solar cells.

  2. Materials Science

    Fog Be Gone: Nanocoating clarifies the view

    Scientists have created a nanocoating that prevents fogging and reflection on glass surfaces.

  3. Chemistry

    Presto, Change-o: New solutions could clean up chemistry

    Scientists have developed a simple technique to switch an oil-like solvent into a waterlike one.