Sandra Blakeslee

Sandra Blakeslee has written about science for the New York Times, both on staff and on contract, for the past 45 years.Though she specializes in the brain sciences, she loves writing on a wide range of topics, including atomic history. She has co-authored nine books on a variety of topics, including the human microbiome. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Templeton Journalism fellow, a fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, and a writing fellow at the Santa Fe Institute. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.