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I’ve been a waitress, biologist, reporter, fact-checker and science radio producer. I’m still a writer, picture-taker and radio producer. I also work as a registered nurse in geriatric psychiatry. My work has appeared in Science News, Natural History, Popular Science, the New York Daily News, Mademoiselle, on NPR, and mostly at Science Friday where I was a producer for over fourteen yearsYou can reach me here