Beth Mole joined Science News in fall 2013. Beth has a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a science communication degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She most recently completed a writing internship at Nature, and previously held internships at the Chronicle of Higher Education and The Scientist.
Chemistry and Environment Writer
Beth Mole's Articles
- IntroducingWith mighty bursts of rehydration, bacterial spores offer a new source of renewable energy.
- NewsRecent years saw an increase in peak high temperatures on land despite Earth’s stalled averages.
- NewsThree-quarters of animals tested had signs of the MERS virus, which can be deadly in people.
- News in BriefFound in nearly half of faucets, contamination could explain sporadic cases of disease.
- NewsTagged with sensors, toothy fish gather weather and climate data in remote Pacific waters.
- News in BriefLead paint under the surface of the work gives away the artist’s indecisiveness.
- News in BriefHydrocarbons that spill into oceans stifle the beat of tuna cardiac cells.
- News in BriefUsing a catalyst, chemists can swap in the less dangerous carbon dioxide.
- NewsGusts over the Pacific Ocean may have stashed heat underwater since 2001.
- NewsParticles inside a sphere assemble into ordered ribbons, not lumps.