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Fenella Saunders

Biography

Fenella Saunders is managing editor of American Scientist, the magazine of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, where she has been on staff since 2005. She was previously a science writer/editor for New York University School of Medicine's publications office and associate editor of their magazine, NYU Physician. Additionally, she spent eight years at Discover magazine, where she was an associate editor and online editor. A coauthor of Popular Science's Space 2100: To Mars and Beyond in the Century to Come (Time Inc., 2003), she has also freelanced for Popular Mechanics, Scholastic, The Learning Channel and The Discovery Channel. She received an A.B. degree in computer science from Duke University and a Master's degree in psychology and animal behavior from Hunter College of the City University of New York. She was selected as a fellow for the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship's "Nano: The Newest Technologies" workshop at MIT in 2009, and for their multimedia bootcamp at UC Berkeley's School of Journalism in 2010.


By this author :

Book Review

Surviving a Perfect Storm

The Silver Lining

Cetacean Portraits

When the World Went Digital

From the Editor

Taking Action, Online and In Person

Podcasts, Slideshows, and Videos, Oh My!

New Year's Resolutions

The Great Unknown

Keep Your Eyes Open

Nanoview

The Life of a Star

The Sharpest Eye in the Sky

The Tinkerers

Picturing the Cosmos

A Supersized View of the Universe

A Map of the Universe

Series of Milestones

A Field Guide to Radiation

The Disappearing Spoon and The Elements

Overpopulated, but Still Untamed

Winter 2008 Roundup: Coffee-Table Books

Online Exclusive: Children's Books Galore

It's All Relative

Short takes on three books

Short takes on three books

The Grail Bird, The Math Instinct, and Tiger Bone and Rhino Horn

Science Observer

Pulling On the Shade

Tiny Lenses See the Big Picture

Tying Water into Knots

Elemental Energy

Cracking with Electricity

In The News

Microrockets Fizz Along

Bring on the Soft Robots

Power Gets Hot

Minuscule Speed Traps

Bringing Up Robots

Get a Grainy Grip

Copper, Heal Thyself

Amphibious Caterpillars

Amplifying with Acid

Multitasking to Distraction

Working Best Under Pressure

What's All the Flap About?

The Language Playing Field

A Light Switch on Cells

Addicts Bet on the Present

A Sound Use for Heat

Sounding Out Muscle Health

Touching the Listener

Ice Entwined

Dulcet Dunes

Shake an Egg

Going Against the Flow

A Helix with a Handle

Burn, Magnet, Burn

Water Fight

Spotlight

First Person: Building with DNA


 

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