Author: Jessie Jiang

Jessie has a B.S. degree in chemistry from Peking University in China, where she initially did research on molecular magnetic materials but gradually switched her interest to science writing. Before joining SHERP, she held internships as a reporter at the English-language Shanghai Daily, and at Ogilvy Communications’ Beijing office. She loves writing, and hopes to become a science editor someday as her father has been for decades.

Is it really true that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human mouth?

Is it really true that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human mouth?

- Asks Debbie from Medford, NJ

By Jessie Jiang | Posted April 21, 2008

How Not to Make a Baby Einstein

How Not to Make a Baby Einstein

Are baby videos bad for babies? The answer may depend on how interactive the show is.

By Jessie Jiang | Posted February 22, 2008

Hormone Healer

Hormone Healer

The discovery of how pheromones work in mice may speed up human stroke recovery.

By Jessie Jiang | Posted January 25, 2008

Why does my normal body temperature always seem to be lower than 98.6 degrees? By how much do normal human body temperatures vary?

Why does my normal body temperature always seem to be lower than 98.6 degrees? By how much do normal human body temperatures vary?

- Asks Lev from Detroit, MI

By Jessie Jiang | Posted January 2, 2008

Teenage Drinking

By Jessie Jiang | Posted December 19, 2007