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Ben Leach

Ben Leach

“You’ll find I’m full of surprises.” Through Scienceline, Ben Leach hopes that you will discover a side of him that is passionate about reporting on science, especially health and medicine, and interest that stems from his academic, professional, and personal experience. Now that he’s done the obligatory serious stuff, he can mention that he’s also an aspiring playwright, a pop culture addict, and an extremely serious collector of all things, especially toys, related to the 1980’s.

October 31, 2007

Scientists worry that warming waters could endanger the Great Barrier Reef.

July 13, 2007

NYU researchers track mind and body for early signs of memory decline.

April 27, 2007

The Unanticipated New Use Of Avandia

April 4, 2007

Toy Fair 2007 prepares kids to become the scientists of tomorrow.

March 23, 2007

Extreme heat caused by global warming could be deadly.

February 1, 2007

While the HapMap Project gives hopes to groups like the Amish, some geneticists believe it has taken a wrong turn

January 11, 2007

A pioneer of genetic screening discusses his early successes and the future of the field.

December 11, 2006

--asks Anonymous from New Jersey

December 4, 2006

You've heard about the spray-on condom. Now find out how it works.

November 3, 2006

New guidelines for clinicians could lead to better diagnosis and treatment of congenital hearing loss.

September 1, 2006

How Craig's List both helps and hurts a budding journalist


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