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
- NewsOpportunity’s analysis of rocks at Endeavour crater reveals chemistry that could have supported life.
- NewsOlder trees pack on weight faster, making them potentially the best carbon collectors.
- FeatureCompeting clues confuse the story of dog domestication.
- FeatureTo successfully clone human cells, eggs must be dunked in the stimulant.
Baron Victor von Frankenstein would have admired the bounty of body parts scientists crafted in the lab this year.
Lab-grown lumps of liver, bits of brain and clumps of heart, kidney and retinal cells can now mimic the functions of organs grown the old-fashioned way.
- NewsA map of Saturn’s largest moon reveals clues about the object's landscape.
- NewsLarger paths of destruction may be tied to climate change.
- News in BriefPhysicist offers possible explanations for stunning photograph of volcanic eruption.
- NewsNew record low measured by satellite.
- Science VisualizedBy layering more than 650,000 satellite images onto a Google map, researchers have created a new tool to track forest cover.