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Alex Liu

A Bay Area native, Alex Liu studied toxicology at the University of California, Berkeley and then spent three years developing oncology medication at Genentech. Currently attending New York University’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, he hopes to bridge the gap between science and public policy. He’s interned with NOVA scienceNOW and CNN’s medical unit, and loves working on all things video. In his free time he enjoys powering through seasons of television shows, traveling, rooting for Oakland sports teams, and stepping out onto the dance floor. You can visit his personal website and follow him on Twitter.

October 26, 2010

Parrots look like fun pets, but these intelligent animals are often more than people can handle

June 7, 2010

Spiders might scare you, but you might need them more than you realize.

March 20, 2010

What comes next after the LHC?

February 24, 2010

New research shows psychedelics might hold therapeutic potential for those dealing with death

February 12, 2010

Why we might want to rethink our math education priorities

January 6, 2010

One researcher brings back a dead hypothesis

November 7, 2009

Al Gore's newest book highlights solutions to the climate crisis

October 26, 2009

A New Tool Purports to Deliver the Most Accurate Fielding Statistics Ever

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