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Bryn Nelson is a former microbiologist whose love of translating science into stories inspired him to become a science journalist in 1999. While a staff writer at Newsday, Nelson won awards for a long-form feature about a toddler with a traumatic brain injury, and for his role in a yearlong ecology series about the natural world. As a freelance writer and editor, his work has appeared in The New York Times, Nature, Scientific American, High Country News, MSNBC.com and many other publications. He shares a renovated craftsman bungalow in Seattle with his partner, Geoff, and a lively dog named Piper.

One response to “A biased review of “Sherlock: The Network””

  1. Kendall Powell

    Now, how can I justify my Candy Crush obsession as honing my science writing skills?

    Keeping my fingers dextrous for typing transcription-level fast?

    Thinking three moves ahead as practice for keeping one step ahead of wily sources?

    Mindless activity that lets my fact-filled brain rest and absorb? I’ll go with that one.

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