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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
Synthetic mice in a lab

Synthetic mice in a lab

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

SCIENCE | Which is the farthest?

A new meta review finds no relationship between depression and low serotonin levels


Medical experts weigh in on the ethics and significance of new research on embryos

A research study reveals new understanding of these babies’ early development

Scientists hold mixed views about “unidentified aerial phenomena”

New research suggests medication alone doesn’t improve learning outcomes for kids

Genetic screening may lead fertility clinics to discard healthy embryos

Medicare has declined to pay for the controversial Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm