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Susannah F. Locke

Susannah Locke holds a B.S. from Haverford College, where she studied molecular biology and psychology and ran the college’s literary magazine. For two years following graduation she played with neurons as a research technician at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. After using almost every type of test tube on the market for every conceivable purpose, she removed her gloves to become a journalist and improve the public’s understanding of science.

October 24, 2008

A new technique finds tropical birds sing duets to locate mates—and to guard their territories.

September 12, 2008

Explore the mercury content, omega-3 fatty acid benefits, and ecological impact of eating different fish.

September 1, 2008

Asks Jillian from Philadelphia

April 25, 2008

That conventional bouquet may not be as romantic as you think. Visit New York City's first eco-friendly florist to find out why.

March 7, 2008

Tuna farming advances, but strict fishing regulations might be the only hope for this sushi fish.

January 4, 2008

Computer programs may help physicians avoid diagnostic mistakes — so why aren’t more doctors using them?

 
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