Madeleine Johnson
Madeleine Johnson

Madeleine Johnson is a former neuroscientist and current staff reporter at GenomeWeb, where she writes about molecular diagnostics and genomics-based biotechnology.

Medical Examiner
Jan. 28 2016 2:15 PMZika Facts to Calm and Terrify YouThe mosquito-borne disease, explained.
Science
Oct. 10 2011 7:16 AMPets With ProblemsDoes spaying cause depression in dogs and cats?
Medical Examiner
Nov. 20 2012 4:28 PMThe Pilgrims Should Have Been Thankful for a SpirocheteA gruesome disease granted them uninhabited, cleared land and a sweet brook.
Explainer
Aug. 3 2011 10:18 AMCan a Heat Wave Make You Insane?It depends on how hot it is.
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Feb. 9 2016 1:49 PM The 11th Worst Super Bowl in History How do you measure Super Bowl mediocrity? Slate correspondent Justin Peters stacks them up.