You’ve found the writing portfolio of Virginia Hughes, science editor at BuzzFeed News. Before joining BuzzFeed, Ginny was an independent journalist specializing in genetics, neuroscience, and biotechnology. Her blog, Only Human, was published by National Geographic, and her writing has also appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Slate.
Arrested Development, a story I wrote for Mosaic about a 9-year-old girl who weighs 12 pounds, was featured on Longform’s Best of 2014: Science list, Longreads’s Best of 2014: Science, and Digg’s Best Long Reads.
23 and You, a story I wrote for Matter, was included in the 2014 edition of the Best American Science and Nature Writing anthology. The piece was also featured on Longform’s Best of 2013: Science and Technology list. And a year after it was published, it got a new ending.
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