Deborah Blum
Deborah Blum

Deborah Blum is a Pulitzer Prize–winning science writer, the director of the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT, and the publisher of Undark.

Medical Examiner
Aug. 3 2017 3:24 PMAre We Experimenting on Our Children With Soy Formula?More and more parents are embracing soy-based formula, but we don’t have good data on how it might be affecting our children’s hormones.
Medical Examiner
March 2 2011 6:50 AMBring Back the Poison SquadA hundred years ago, our food-safety regulators were willing to eat formaldehyde on our behalf. What are they doing now?
Medical Examiner
Feb. 19 2010 10:00 AMThe Chemist's WarThe little-told story of how the U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition with deadly consequences.
Future Tense
June 20 2012 9:45 AMHow To Stop Science Alienation SyndromeSplit K-12 science education into two tracks, for majors and nonmajors.
Food
July 19 2010 10:05 AMThe Raw-Milk DealPure-food worshippers put their health at risk—especially when they drink unpasteurized milk.