After earning a doctorate in biology, Amber Dance re-trained in journalism as a way to engage her broad interest in science and share her enthusiasm with readers. She mainly writes about life sciences, with particular expertise in microbiology, cell biology, neuroscience and lab techniques.
She definitely enjoys getting out of her comfort zone and has also covered topics ranging from desert astrophysics to glacial archaeology. She can tailor her work for audiences ranging from high schoolers to scientific experts.
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