Melinda Wenner Moyer
Melinda Wenner Moyer is a science writer based in New York’s Hudson Valley. She is a contributing editor at Scientific American, a columnist for Slate and is a 2018 Alicia Patterson fellow. Her 2016 Scientific American feature on antibiotic resistance was a finalist for a National Magazine Award and won first place in its category in the 2016 Awards for Excellence in Health Care Reporting. Moyer has also written for Nature, Mother Jones, Bon Appétit, Women’s Health, O: The Oprah Magazine and Self. She has a master’s degree in Science, Health and Environmental Reporting (SHERP) from NYU and a background in music and molecular biology.
Her visiting scholar appointment is sponsored by SHERP.
Sexism Starts in Childhood. It can also be stopped there.
November 6th, 2017
More Guns Do Not Stop More Crimes, Evidence Shows
October 1st, 2017
Steep obstacles to lifesaving skin care: A bleak reality for millions
August 23rd, 2017
What Science Says about How to Get Preschool Right
March 1st, 2017
A bug for Alzheimer’s? A Bold Theory Places Infection at the Root of Alzheimer’s,
January 16th, 2017
How Drug-Resistant Bacteria Travel from the Farm to Your Table
December 1st, 2016
What’s the Real Truth About Soy?
May 11th, 2015
Teaching Tolerance How White Parents Should Talk to Their Young Kids About Race.
March 30th, 2014
Is the Free-Radical Theory of Aging Dead?
January 15th, 2013
Do Doctors Really Know Best?
June 7th, 2012
Baby on Bed
March 8th, 2012
The Truth About Epidurals
January 11th, 2012
September 1st, 2011
It’s Time to End the War on Salt
July 8th, 2011
The New Toxic Threats to Women’s Health
April 27th, 2011
It’s Not Dementia, It’s Your Heart Medication
September 7th, 2010
End the War on Fat
March 25th, 2010