Amanda B. Keener

Amanda B. Keener is a freelance science journalist based in Littleton, Colo.

All Stories by Amanda B. Keener

  1. Health & Medicine

    A repurposed TB vaccine shows early promise against diseases like diabetes and MS

    The potentially helpful effect of the BCG vaccine on type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases is beginning to make sense.

  2. Health & Medicine

    Mom’s immune system and microbiome may help predict premature birth

    Analyzing patients’ immune systems, microbiomes and more, researchers find signals to pinpoint and halt premature labor.

  3. Health & Medicine

    An eye disorder may have given Leonardo da Vinci an artistic edge

    An analysis of portraits believed to portray Leonardo da Vinci offers evidence that the artist had exotropia, in which one eye turns outward.