Author: Lynne Peeples

Lynne Peeples is a freelance journalist focusing on health and the environment. She graduated from NYU's Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, where she was the editor-in-chief of Scienceline. She has also written for Scientific American online, Audubon Magazine, The Harvard Gazette and Amstat News. Before NYU, Lynne worked at Harvard University crunching numbers for HIV clinical trials and environmental health studies, while teaching an introductory biostatistics course. She also holds an M.S. in Biostatistics from Harvard and a B.A. in Mathematics from St. Olaf College. Her resume and clips can be found at: http://www.lynnepeeples.com

Which Canine Curriculum Should You Choose?

Which Canine Curriculum Should You Choose?

What science has to say about the best way to train your dog

By Lynne Peeples | Posted November 12, 2009

Statisticians Cool Down the Climate Controversy

Statisticians Cool Down the Climate Controversy

An Associated Press investigative report debunks claims from global warming skeptics.

By Lynne Peeples | Posted October 28, 2009

"Immortality Enzyme" Earns Researchers Nobel Prize in Medicine

“Immortality Enzyme” Earns Researchers Nobel Prize in Medicine

This year’s first round of winners represents a historical first for the prize.

By Lynne Peeples | Posted October 6, 2009

Is Dilution the Solution?

Is Dilution the Solution?

Scientists study how biodiversity affects the spread of animal-borne disease.

By Lynne Peeples | Posted June 4, 2009

More Milk, Please!

More Milk, Please!

Dairy farmers know that happy cows just keep on giving.

By Lynne Peeples | Posted April 22, 2009

How to Kill a Vampire (Fish)

How to Kill a Vampire (Fish)

Invasive sea lampreys may soon become vulnerable to a powerful new stake to the heart: irresistible sex pheromones.

By Lynne Peeples | Posted March 25, 2009

Watts of Sweat

Watts of Sweat

Eco-conscious gyms allow members to spin calories into electricity.

By Lynne Peeples | Posted February 24, 2009

News reports say that rain can trigger autism. Is that true?

News reports say that rain can trigger autism. Is that true?

By Lynne Peeples | Posted January 12, 2009

The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and the Fury

The U.S. Navy, environmental groups and the U.S. Supreme Court fight to balance national and whale security.

By Lynne Peeples | Posted December 22, 2008

The Tides are Turning for Alternative Energy

The Tides are Turning for Alternative Energy

A New York City company is converting the East River’s tidal currents into electricity.

By Lynne Peeples | Posted December 12, 2008

Sniffing, Sneezing, Coughing, Aching and Googling

By Lynne Peeples | Posted November 21, 2008

Chinook Salmon’s Last Meal?

Chinook Salmon’s Last Meal?

A cooler ocean is feeding hungry salmon, but their ultimate survival remains uncertain.

By Lynne Peeples | Posted November 7, 2008