Karen Kwon is the research and special projects editor at Science News. Previously, she was the associate editor of Optics & Photonics News and a 2020 AAAS Mass Media Fellow at Scientific American. Originally from Seoul, South Korea, she has a Ph.D. in chemistry from Columbia University and a master’s degree in journalism from New York University’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program.

All Stories by Karen Kwon

  1. Chemistry

    ‘Flavorama’ guides readers through the complex landscape of flavor

    In her new book, Arielle Johnson, former resident scientist at the restaurant Noma, explains how to think like a scientist in the kitchen.

  2. Science & Society

    Your last-minute guide to the 2024 total solar eclipse

    From getting eclipse glasses to checking your weather, we’ve got you covered to help you enjoy this incredible solar eclipse.