Maryn McKenna

Maryn McKenna blogs for Wired and is the author of Superbug and Beating Back the Devil.

Feed the World
April 30 2014 10:50 AMThe Future of ChickenHow to mass-produce meat without breeding killer microbes.
Pandemics
Dec. 21 2012 11:14 AMDengue, aka “Breakbone Fever,” Is BackThe vicious virus has re-established itself in the South, and mosquitoes are carrying it north.
Food
Dec. 28 2012 8:15 AMThe Father of the Chicken NuggetRobert C. Baker was a poultry savant. But his contribution to fast food has been erased from the history books.
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Working
Dec. 18 2014 4:49 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.