Author: Marissa Shieh

Marissa Shieh graduated from Williams College with a B.A. in chemistry. She was a National Association of Science Writers Travel Fellow and a Jeffrey Owen Jones Fellow in Journalism. In hindsight, she realizes this was the only logical career after a childhood filled with National Geographic, Scientific American, and The New York Times. She loves Quantum Leap, Shakespeare in the Park, and MasterChef Junior. Her favorite punctuation mark is the em dash. You can follow Marissa on Twitter here.

Printing out a plane, piece by piece

Printing out a plane, piece by piece

3-D printed parts are in planes right now, but manufacturers are proceeding carefully out of safety concerns

By Marissa Shieh | Posted March 27, 2017

Five myths of miscarriages

Five myths of miscarriages

What you don’t know about miscarriages, and how you likely believe more myths than you realize

By Marissa Shieh | Posted March 6, 2017

If civilization ends, how do I make a deluxe wattle and daub hut?

If civilization ends, how do I make a deluxe wattle and daub hut?

Asking for a friend

By Marissa Shieh | Posted January 4, 2017

A twinkle of light in a microscope’s eye

A twinkle of light in a microscope’s eye

Researchers are using biological glow sticks and finely-tuned cameras to look deeper within cells.

By Marissa Shieh | Posted December 21, 2016