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NY Times taps Anthes on the health and science desk

February 24, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Emily Anthes

Emily Anthes has joined The New York Times health and science desk full-time. She had been working on a temporary basis for the past year.

Anthes was a freelance science writer for 15 years. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Wired, Nature, Slate, Businessweek, and elsewhere.

Her book, Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts, won the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books and was longlisted for the PEN/E.O Wilson Literary Science Writing Award.

Additionally, her freelance work for Nature won the NIHCM Foundation Health Care Print Journalism Award in 2016.

Anthes has a master’s degree in science writing from MIT and a bachelor’s degree from Yale.

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