Adam Hinterthuer is a freelance science and environmental writer living in Madison, Wisconsin. He's written about bisphenol-A in plastics for Scientific American, Asian Carp and electric fences for BioScience and one man's crusade to clean the mighty Mississippi for the now defunct Plenty magazine. Once upon a time, he was a podcaster for Scientific American's "60 Second Science." In his free time, well, actually, with two young daughters and three part-time jobs, Adam doesn't have free time. If he did, he'd spend it camping, hiking or biking (sans kids) with his wife, Carrie.
Last March, an article I wrote about the spread of Asian carp in U.S. waters appeared in the journal BioScience. A month later, the editors received a letter from a ... Keep Reading »
When I first began freelancing, I was paralyzed by the debate over “keeping my options open” versus specializing in certain areas of science writing. There’s enough advice out there on ... Keep Reading »
As mentioned in a previous post, I juggle a lot of jobs these days. Along with working a “gig with benefits,” organizing educational expeditions for journalists and helping raise two ... Keep Reading »