Nick Wigginton is a senior editor at Science. Nick has been with Science since 2009. He currently handles papers in the broad area of environmental science, along with those that fall at the interface of microbiology and chemistry. Before stepping away from the bench, he was a postdoc at EPFL in Switzerland. He received his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech where he studied electron transfer processes in the environment, and received a B.S. in Geology from Michigan State University. Nick has co-edited several special issues of Science including: waste (http://www.sciencemag.org/site/special/waste/), pesticides (http://www.sciencemag.org/site/special/pesticides/index.xhtml), and global supply chains (http://www.sciencemag.org/site/special/supply/).