Writing Clips

Clips organized by outlet:

Chemical & Engineering News, Freethink, Mental Floss, Nature, Open Notebook, Science Careers, Scientific AmericanVICE News



E-cigarettes’ chemistry may explain their popularity among teens – C&EN (Received honorable mention in 2018 April-June Best Shortform Science Writing)

A side reaction may have led to impurities in valsartan heart drugs – C&EN

Going negative: First plant to sell captured CO2 set to launch – VICE News


Will the world ever be ready for solar geoengineering? – C&EN

Faculty open up about mental health under the pandemic – C&EN

Working out with Weed – Nature

Silicon 2.0 promises to superpower chips and solar cells – New Scientist

What dinosaur poop tells us about ancient life – Freethink

The first critic is you: Editing your own work – Open Notebook [Featured in The Craft of Science Writing: Selections from The Open Notebook]


Perception is power: How the supplement industry bought deregulation – C&EN’s Grand CENtral Science blog

An analytical approach to unconscious gender bias – Mustlovescience blog


From May 2013 to June 2014, Tien wrote a blog called Must Love Science on science communication, chemistry, graduate school, and women in science. Click below to visit the archived site.

I want to go to there. 



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