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
- News in BriefDay-Glo green planetary nebula captured by Very Large Telescope.
- NewsMRI reveals brain’s processing, and its pleasure, when a person listens to an enjoyable new tune.
- NewsGut bacteria transform compound into artery hardener.
- News in BriefHaving neighboring coral reefs is unnecessary for recovery.
- NewsDNA-based switches could be used in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
- NewsOrganisms living on tree roots do the lion’s share of sequestering carbon.
- News in BriefWith a short time to live, parasite-infested females lose their preference for fast-chirping males.
- Society NewsThe 40 finalists in this year’s Intel Science Talent Search received a total of $630,000 in awards for their research. The top 10 received $20,000 or more.
- News in BriefSix-legged machine runs across grainy surfaces.
- NewsBy quieting part of the thalamus, researchers create rodents with cognitive deficits that mirror those in people with the condition.