Emily is a staff writer at Science. She has a master’s degree in science writing from Johns Hopkins University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Science and Technology Studies with a focus in neuroscience from Brown University. Between stints as a backpacking and river guide after college, she got hooked on science writing as an intern at High Country News. She has also interned at EARTH, and loves writing about water and energy resources, anthropology, science policy, environmental science, and biology.