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.
Where did the coronavirus variant come from, and what does it mean for the pandemic?
Study shows pregnant women who smoke marijuana may bring long-term harm to their babies
Economic realities threaten the feasibility of the Glasgow pledge
Scientists have developed the technology to 3D print and cook food
Animal organs could shorten transplant waiting lists, but the research prompts ethics debates about the distinction between animals and humans.
Despite the widespread scientific use of fetal cell lines linked to abortions, pro-lifers hope for alternatives
Pro-life bioethicists warn that new rules on embryo research represent a further devaluation of human life
Why scientists aren’t yet dismissing the lab-origin theory of the COVID-19 virus