Staff Profile
Alison McCook
Alison McCook
News Editor

B.S. in Biology, McGill University; M.A. in Science and Environmental Reporting, New York University
When you joined
The Scientist
September 2005
Job Description
Edit and post daily news stories at
Job related interests/achievements
I'm always looking for a juicy bit of news that no one else has reported; member of Mediabistro
Favorite book
"Roots" by Alex Haley
Favorite website
Yahoo! Most popular news stories
Favorite gadget
What do you do when you're not at work
Try not to think about work

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