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Science Trends was founded in July of 2017 as a platform to give scientists a voice to share the latest scientific discoveries. We provide an avenue for scientists in academia and industry to connect with more than half a million science-minded people. To date, we’ve worked with thousands of scientists from across the world to share their work on everything from artificial intelligence to cancer research.
Trevor Nace, the founder of Science Trends is a PhD scientist and has been in science journalism for many years, building communities around the latest scientific research and breakthroughs. He has written hundreds of articles on science topics, which have been read tens of millions of times.
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Science Trends has worked with over 3,000 authors from around the globe to help you learn about the latest scientific research. We pride ourselves in our ability to present expertly crafted content from the people who know best. Below is a curated list of our science writers.
Trevor Nace, Founder of Science Trends
Trevor is a geologist passionate about sharing Earth’s intricacies with you. He received his PhD from Duke University where he studied the geology and climate of the Amazon. He is the founder of Science Trends, a leading source of science news and analysis on everything from climate change to cancer research.
Emily Spear, Science Editor
Emily graduated from Truman State University in 2016 with a bachelor’s of science degree. As the editor and social media contributor for Science Trends, she works to ensure scientific writing is top notch. She has a diverse background in writing and editing pieces covering a variety of topics including news, science, sports, and travel. Emily lives in Washington, D.C. and enjoys puns, binge-watching television series on Netflix, and traveling with her husband and daughter.
Alex Bolano, Science Writer
When Alex isn’t nerdily stalking the internet for science news, he enjoys tabletop RPGs and making really obscure TV references. Alex has a Masters’s degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Daniel Nelson, Science Writer
Daniel obtained his BS and is pursuing a Master’s degree in the science of Human-Computer Interaction. He hopes to work on projects which bridge the sciences and humanities. His background in education and training is diverse including education in computer science, communication theory, psychology, and philosophy. He aims to create content that educates, persuades, entertains, and inspires.
Juan Ramos, Science Writer
Juan has been writing about science for over a decade and regularly keeps up with technological and scientific advancements. Juan is known for taking complex research and technology and presenting it in an easily digestible form for education. Juan holds a Master’s degree from The Open University in the UK.
Jessica McGregor, Science Writer
Jessica is currently writing her thesis to complete my Ph.D. in bioanalytical chemistry at the University of British Columbia. She plans to use her knowledge and experience in science and her writing skills to become a science writer professionally.
M. Chloe Mulderig, Science Writer
After earning a Ph.D. in the anthropology of religion, I embarked on a career of traveling and writing. Through my website, www.leapoffaithchloe.com, I provide real-world tips for travelers and complex analysis of religious practice in the modern world. As a travel writer, I strive to make foreign destinations accessible to my readers, while encouraging them to gain a greater understanding of themselves through interactions with others. I supplement these writings with high-quality photography and videography.
Kate Broome, Science Writer
Kate is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s degree and is currently working on getting her Master’s degree at Southern New Hampshire University. She loves to read and learn about all things space, a fanatic of NASA and the latest space science news. She currently lives in Texas with her two pit bulls, Lennox and Bentley.
Kyle Foss, Science Writer
Kyle is a Ph.D. student in Machine Learning. His goal is to be able to hike and camp throughout the world. Prior work experience includes automotive engineering, environmental regulation, and design of experiments testing.
Mohendra Shiwnarain, Science Writer
Mohendra has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Masters in Biotechnology. Growing up, he enjoyed learning as much as he could from any and all topics. He has gone on many Wikipedia rabbit holes, scouring to find more interesting facts than the last. He writes to both learn and lead others into their own search of scientific knowledge, both mundane and interesting.
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