Meghan Rosen reports on a variety of topics at Science News, from camouflaged robots to feathered dinosaurs and stretchy electronics. Meghan graduated from the Science Communication Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2012, after completing her Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with an emphasis in biotechnology at UC Davis. At Davis, Meghan focused on figuring out how hormone-sensing proteins pitch into kidney and liver cancer. In addition to scientific publications, Meghan has written for the National Cancer Institute, ScienceNOW, Wired.com, and written and produced stories for KUSP, an NPR-affiliated public radio station in Santa Cruz.
Meghan Rosen's Articles
- Reviews & Previews
For one little girl profiled in Grandin’s latest book, putting on pink sunglasses makes shopping trips tolerable. Like many with autism, she finds stores visually overwhelming: Shining lights appear to shoot streams of sparks, and words on signs jiggle. Tinted lenses can quell the sensory overload.
- News in BriefFlexible material gets drugs or vaccines into body painlessly.
- News in BriefBoldest individuals of social species tasked with seeking out prey.
- NewsAfter a week in the wild, people went to bed and got up earlier.
- FeatureNeuroimaging improves understanding of eating disorder.
- NewsThe rapid improvement in symptoms of diabetes, seen in patients before weight loss begins, may be due to changes in part of the intestine.
- News in BriefThe marine mammals respond only to their own handles.
- News in BriefChemical cocktail turns adult mouse cells into embryonic-like ones.
- NewsTechnique transports nonmagnetic particles such as cells, water droplets and coffee grounds.
- NewsThough human cells spontaneously group into rudimentary organs, some scientists say work is very preliminary.