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Melissa Mayer

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Melissa Mayer is a freelance science writer based in Portland, Oregon, covering biology, biotech, and mental health – with occasional forays into policy.

Articles by Melissa Mayer

Scientists are beginning to unravel the science of so-called “brain tingles.”
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The deadly Ebola virus could help battle the most lethal form of brain cancer: glioblastoma.
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The prolonged stress a child experiences by being separated from their parents has lasting implications for their mental health and the generations after them.
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