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Heather Frank

Heather Frank

Heather is a science correspondent for WORLD. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute, the University of Maryland, and Carnegie Mellon University. She has worked in both food and chemical product development, and currently works as a research chemist. Heather resides with her family in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Articles by Heather Frank
Alzheimer’s drug debate heats up yet again

Alzheimer’s drug debate heats up yet again

Applause and criticism meet government approval of a new Alzheimer’s drug

BACKGROUNDER | Accidental childhood ingestion of edibles is an unintended consequence of pot’s fading stigma

Researchers develop a novel treatment for obesity using nanoparticles

SCIENCE | Manufactured meat clears a key regulatory hurdle


Researchers show that a simple urine test can measure disease severity

SCIENCE | Ancient stargazing map found hidden in medieval text

A new screening tool could prevent misdiagnosis of heart problems in young athletes

Researchers discover an unexpected gene mutation associated with high blood pressure

SCIENCE | Scientists coax the growth of embryos from stem cells

Yale’s OrganEx system may solve the transplant organ shortage, but it may also violate the rights of organ donors