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Melinda Wenner

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

February 15, 2007

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

September 25, 2006

-- asks J. from Brooklyn, NY.

September 20, 2006

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

September 1, 2006

Immunization questions answered on the 'Line.

August 10, 2006

Will the Ivy League's pillars crumble?

July 18, 2006

Words from the (un)Wise

July 11, 2006

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


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