Freelance Science Journalist
Knvul Sheikh is a freelance science writer with a passion for health and environmental reporting. Her interests range from the mysteries of the brain to new drug developments, as well as green energy technology, ocean exploration and other general science topics. She has written for The Atlantic, Scientific American, National Geographic, Genome Magazine and more.
Knvul is currently based in New York City. But she has lived in the foothills of the Himalayas in Pakistan, swum in the tropical waters of Singapore, and backpacked across the South Island of New Zealand. She has a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology from the University of California, San Diego, and a master’s in journalism from NYU's Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program (SHERP). When not planning her next big trip, Knvul enjoys running and experimenting with green smoothies.
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