Madeleine Johnson
Madeleine Johnson

Madeleine Johnson is a science writer and former neuroscientist. Follow her on Twitter or at

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.
Aug. 3 2011 10:18 AMCan a Heat Wave Make You Insane?It depends on how hot it is.
Oct. 10 2011 7:16 AMPets With ProblemsDoes spaying cause depression in dogs and cats?
  News & Politics
Nov. 29 2015 9:02 PM Claimed When Castro took power, Americans fled Cuba and left a lot of property behind. Now the claims on these contested holdings—land, buildings, cars and more—are exciting speculators and could stand in the way of reconciliation.