Emma Betuel

Emma Betuel

Freelance Science Journalist

Expertise

Health and Science

Education

Columbia University, Master's of Science in Journalism , Brown University, BA in Health and Human Biology/History

Highlights


Experience

Emma Betuel is a reporter covering science, health, and technology. Most recently, she was a staff writer at Inverse.com, where she covered hundreds of scientific studies on public health, drugs, neuroscience, genetics, Covid-19. She also regularly wrote features and investigations on the intersection of health and culture. While at Inverse, Emma's reporting uncovered a black market vaping brand responsible for harming teenagers. That reporting was broadly cited, and covered by the Columbia Journalism Review.

As a freelancer, she regularly covers startups in the biotechnology and drug space for TechCrunch. Her work has also appeared in Future Human, DoubleBlind Magazine, The Markup, Rewire Magazine, and others.




Education

Emma received dual Bachelor's degrees in Health and Human Biology and History from Brown University and her Master's of Science in Journalism from Columbia University.

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