Andrew Chapman

Andrew Chapman

Andrew is a freelance science writer and graduate student in science writing at Johns Hopkins University. He has a master’s degree in medical genetics from the University of British Columbia but he switched careers when he discovered that writing his thesis was the most enjoyable part of the process. Andrew’s work has appeared in Eos and Science.

Articles by Andrew Chapman
A computer-generated brain encapsulated in an ice cube rests on a table
How Cold Affects the Brain
Andrew Chapman | Mar 7, 2024 | 4 min read
The brain works hard to keep the body warm in cold weather, but a drop in core temperature can cause troublesome chemical changes.
A Virus that Generates Electricity 
Andrew Chapman | Nov 17, 2023 | 3 min read
Melting a bacteriophage’s coat of proteins turns it into a tiny power plant, which could fire up the discovery of new bioengineered devices.
computerized image of different layers of a cell shown at great detail
New Studies Enable a Clearer View Inside Cells
Andrew Chapman | Nov 4, 2021 | 5 min read
Armed with improved imaging techniques and supercomputers, researchers are generating detailed three-dimensional images of cellular structures that anyone can explore.