Female Scientists Turn to Data to Fight Lack of Representation on Panels

Noticing the skewed lineups at conferences, a Princeton neuroscientist and colleagues have started a website to compare the gender ratios at conferences to those in a particular field over all.

The Brain That Wasn’t Supposed to Heal

Steve Mishkin's unexpected recovery is a case study in luck, split-second decisions, and the many, many things that need to go right for a trauma patient to get well.

The lost girls

Misdiagnosed, misunderstood or missed altogether, many women with autism struggle to get the help they need.

India's Government Is Becoming Increasingly Antiscience

Scientists join writers, artists and historians in protesting the Modi government’s growing interference in academic affairs.

Man-eater Overload

Tiger attacks on the thousands of tribal people who live on Indian park lands have been escalating.
I'm an award-winning science journalist. I am the founding editor and editor-in-chief of Spectrum, the leading news site on autism science.
My work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Slate and many others. "The Lost Girls," a story I wrote for Spectrum won first place in its category from the 2015 Association of Health Care Journalists' awards. It has also been selected for inclusion in The 2016 Best American Science & Nature Writing anthology.