Michelle M. Francl
Michelle M. Francl

Michelle M. Francl is professor of chemistry on the Clowes Fund for Science and Public Policy at Bryn Mawr College and blogs about the who, what, when, where, and why of science at the Culture of Chemistry.

Science
Feb. 18 2015 2:31 PMAre Corporations Putting Feathers in Your Food?The Food Babe’s disgusting claims are baloney.
Medical Examiner
Feb. 7 2013 3:52 PMDon’t Take Medical Advice From the New York Times MagazineThe dangerous chemophobia behind its popular story about childhood arthritis.
Science
May 3 2013 12:37 PMFelony ScienceMaking stuff explode is a seductive way to become a scientist.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.