Sara Reardon

Sara Reardon

Biomedical reporter at Nature

I'm a journalist covering biomedical news and policy for Nature magazine. Previously at Science and New Scientist.

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Chopin's hallucinations may have been caused by epilepsy

Sara Reardon. ScienceNOW. Monday, January 31, 2011; 5:44 PM. In 1848, Polish composer and piano virtuoso Frederic Chopin was performing in Paris when ......

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Students who wrote about anxiety over math test did better than others in study

By Sara Reardon. ScienceNOW. Monday, January 24, 2011; 9:01 PM. Got worries about a test? Write them off. Your entire future depends on this exam....

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Obama’s goal of mapping the human brain poses big challenges to scientists

Success of initiative will require finding noninvasive ways to record the firing of individual neurons....

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Study finds climate change driving salmon evolution

Salmon appear to be evolving in response to warming trends....

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Gulf War veterans show abnormalities in scans of their brains

Findings add to consensus that Gulf War Syndrome should be treated with painkillers, not counseling....

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Tree fruit farmers fault FDA proposals

Tree fruit farmers say agency’s new produce standards defy common sense, are costly and offer few safety benefits....