Margaret Osborne

Margaret Osborne

Margaret Osborne is a freelance science journalist based in the Southwestern US. Her work has been published in Smithsonian magazine and Sag Harbor Express and has aired on WSHU Public Radio. She has a degree in journalism from Stony Brook University.

Articles by Margaret Osborne
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Study Links Stress to a Faster-Aging Immune System
Margaret Osborne | Jun 21, 2022
Health data from 5,744 adults over the age of 50 reveals an association between stressors such as discrimination and a relatively small proportion of younger infection-fighting immune cells.
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Climate Change Likely to Slow Plant Growth in Northern Hemisphere
Margaret Osborne | Jun 14, 2022
While the higher temperatures and CO2 levels associated with climate change currently fuel plant productivity, a study finds that changing conditions could take a toll on photosynthesis rates in regions outside the Arctic within a decade.