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