Alexandra Ossola, Science Writer
Here's a not-at-all-comprehensive list of some of the pieces I'm most proud of.
These DNA diet apps want to rule your health
The Surgeon Will Skype You Now
Can A Blood Test Diagnose Mental Illness?
The Daily Beast
The Race To Build A Search Engine For Your DNA
How HIV became a matter of international security
Welcome to the future, a place where everyone knows your genetic code
Cholera's nasty comeback
We Are Astonishingly Good At Curing Childhood Cancer. Why?
A controversial procedure to restore the clitoris after FGM
Can We Hack Our Vision To See Infrared With The Naked Eye?
The psychology of the sample sale
You're not crazy if you believe in UFOs. Let's discuss in scientific terms
How This Freaky Technique Might Help Solve Your Anxiety, IBS & More
Can A Child Be A Psychopath?
The Fake Drug Industry Is Exploding, And We Can't Do Anything About It
Betting On The First Disease To Be Treated By Gene Editing
Future Pharmacies Will Never Run Out of Drugs
Authentic Drugs Tagged with Plant DNA Could Help Snare Fake Meds
How To Improve Airport Security
Shutterstock Has Trained A Computer To Find You The Perfect Photos
Why It's Almost Impossible To Teach A Robot To Do Your Laundry
Why Do Different Waters Taste Different?
Why Are So Few Foods Blue?
It's Time To Put Your Bait On The Plate
The women behind one of NYC’s top restaurants on why building culture is easier than changing it
HBO’s Theranos documentary highlights the double-edged sword for women in tech
The Race Problem in Breast Cancer Screening
A Deadly Fungus Could Lead To A Lucrative Black Market Trade in Salamanders
Conservationists Are Learning How To Use A Pretty Face
The Future Of Zoos Is Being Nice To The Animals--Not Making It Easy To Watch Them
Why Animals Die Prematurely In Zoos
The key to helping kids learn problem solving is a computer science class
What Would A School for 3-Year-Olds Even Look Like?
New York Magazine
High Stress High School
Is The U.S. Focusing Too Much On STEM?
Use this perfect breakup text to cure the terrible ghosting trend
Forget Toupees, Try Tattoos
The Uncertain Future of Saving The Past
How To Make Art That Withstands The Test Of Time