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Lynne Peeples

Lynne Peeples

Lynne Peeples is a freelance journalist focusing on health and the environment. She graduated from NYU’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, where she was the editor-in-chief of Scienceline. She has also written for Scientific American online, Audubon Magazine, The Harvard Gazette and Amstat News. Before NYU, Lynne worked at Harvard University crunching numbers for HIV clinical trials and environmental health studies, while teaching an introductory biostatistics course. She also holds an M.S. in Biostatistics from Harvard and a B.A. in Mathematics from St. Olaf College. Her resume and clips can be found at:

November 12, 2009

What science has to say about the best way to train your dog

October 28, 2009

An Associated Press investigative report debunks claims from global warming skeptics.

October 6, 2009

This year's first round of winners represents a historical first for the prize.

June 4, 2009

Scientists study how biodiversity affects the spread of animal-borne disease.

April 22, 2009

Dairy farmers know that happy cows just keep on giving.

March 25, 2009

Invasive sea lampreys may soon become vulnerable to a powerful new stake to the heart: irresistible sex pheromones.

February 24, 2009

Eco-conscious gyms allow members to spin calories into electricity.

January 12, 2009

“Can rainfall trigger autism?” asked a headline on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer website. MSNBC’s online title answered, “Autism linked with rainfall in study,” while The Palm Beach Post of West Palm […]

December 22, 2008

The U.S. Navy, environmental groups and the U.S. Supreme Court fight to balance national and whale security.

December 12, 2008

A New York City company is converting the East River’s tidal currents into electricity.

November 21, 2008

Google’s cleverness seems to know no limits. Evidence of this was last month’s “Goggles” add-on for Gmail that forces the intoxicated emailer to answer five math questions correctly–in less than […]

November 7, 2008

A cooler ocean is feeding hungry salmon, but their ultimate survival remains uncertain.


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