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Helen Thompson

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Helen Thompson is the associate digital editor at Science News, overseeing the daily content on the website, making videos, building interactives, wrangling cats and occasionally writing about things like dandelion flight and whale evolution. She has undergraduate degrees in biology and English from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, a master’s degree in science writing from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and strong opinions about tacos. Before Science News, she wrote for Smithsonian, NPR.org, National Geographic, Nature and elsewhere.

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