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Abigail Fagan

Abigail Fagan graduated from the University of Rochester with a major in brain and cognitive science and a minor in English literature. After graduating, she worked for the publishing company Macmillan Learning, helping to develop their science textbooks. She’s also worked as a freelance writer for the World Science Festival and Weill Cornell Medicine. In her spare time, she loves reading, playing board games, and consuming Nutella.

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March 12, 2018

How infants develop the concept of identity

July 26, 2017

The Russell Museum chronicles decades of medical care

July 11, 2017

Sonali McDermid is worried about the planet’s food supply — and those seeking to eviscerate science

July 5, 2017

Brooklyn neighbors will soon be able to trade power directly — and there’s more to come

June 5, 2017

Freeze-dried plasma has helped trauma patients for decades. Why is it still out of reach for the American military?

May 24, 2017

When end-of-life wishes collide with untenable costs

May 8, 2017

Scientists pinpoint how chemicals drive social behavior in ants

March 13, 2017

Here's what you need to know if your baby has a condition called tongue-tie

January 23, 2017

Serving sizes will be increased on new food labels, but many won’t know what to do with that information

December 29, 2016

The startup SolveBio wants to be a one-stop shop for scientists trying to cope with data overload

December 16, 2016

Recently issued warning letters represent the first of many steps to curb tobacco sales to children

December 12, 2016

A new fertility procedure, banned in the U.S., offers hope to couples with mitochondrial disease

December 5, 2016

A new technology could make it easier for researchers to fight a host of diseases

November 25, 2016

The ubiquitous city pigeon may not deserve its bad reputation

November 16, 2016

3-D printed hands expose security vulnerability

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