Author: Melinda Wenner

Melinda Wenner gave up a much higher salary, a BMW and a comfortable life in the British suburbs in order to write for Scienceline. She is willing to trade her knowledge of molecular biology (and perhaps her list of sources) for a well-poured pint of Carling. Contact her at whathaveidone@hotmail.com.

Looking For Trouble

Looking For Trouble

In an age of hyper-mobility, are we more vulnerable than ever to deadly epidemics?

By Melinda Wenner | Posted February 15, 2007

Why do guys get sleepy after sex?

Why do guys get sleepy after sex?

– asks J. from Brooklyn, NY.

By Melinda Wenner | Posted September 25, 2006

Food for Chickens, Poison for Man

Food for Chickens, Poison for Man

A widespread farming practice is adding arsenic to the food chain.

By Melinda Wenner | Posted September 20, 2006

Vaccines: Friend or Foe?

Vaccines: Friend or Foe?

Immunization questions answered on the ‘Line.

By Melinda Wenner | Posted September 1, 2006

Education in the Age of the Internet

Education in the Age of the Internet

Will the Ivy League’s pillars crumble?

By Melinda Wenner | Posted August 10, 2006

Martha Stewart on Meat

Martha Stewart on Meat

Words from the (un)Wise

By Melinda Wenner | Posted July 18, 2006

Fancy a cup o' tea?

Fancy a cup o’ tea?

The next time you’re zoning out in the coffee queue, consider being good to your body: how about a nice cup of tea?

By Melinda Wenner | Posted July 11, 2006