Journalist Robert Frederick primarily reports on physical sciences and economics, but will follow a good story wherever it leads. In doing so, he has reported on most sciences, health, policy, education and business. Working in multiple media, Frederick has credits ranging from Science to NPR, Financial Times to PNAS, among many others. He has held positions at Science, American Scientist, and St. Louis Public Radio. He currently freelances from western North Carolina.
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