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Noah Gray
Noah Gray is a senior editor for the international weekly science journal, Nature. After receiving a Ph.D. in molecular neuroscience at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., he completed postdoctoral research training at Cold Spring Harbor laboratory and Janelia Farm Research Campus, a facility run by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. In 2007, Noah joined Nature Publishing Group as an editor and currently handles neuroscience and psychology-related topics at the journal.

Noah currently blogs about neuroscience research, scientific publishing and the "behind-the-scenes" stories pertaining to new Nature manuscripts at the Action Potential blog. He can be found on Twitter and Google+.

Entries by Noah Gray

Using Social Media as a Science Journal Editor

(0) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 1:37 PM

Back in October, I was approached by a journalist who was writing a piece for Science Careers on the changing roles of academic journal editors and what part social media was playing in that evolution. Although tardy with my response, as usual, I eventually answered her questions and provided my...

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Abstract Science

(6) Comments | Posted September 28, 2012 | 12:55 PM

Scientific abstracts are the hooks attempting to capture a discerning reader's attention, the shortcuts saving the busy reader some time and the keys unlocking scientific knowledge for those lacking a portfolio of academic journal subscriptions. But don't be dismayed if you're still confused after reading an abstract multiple times. When...

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Why Does Donald Trump Think Vaccines Cause Autism?

(1043) Comments | Posted April 13, 2012 | 5:14 PM

He's at it again. Last spring, Donald Trump used his television and pop culture celebrity to push a dead issue on whether the President of the United States, Barack H. Obama, was indeed a U.S. citizen. That campaign ended with the release of the President's long form birth certificate...

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Is Pre-mastication Dangerous for Baby? Let's Look at the Scientific Literature.

(74) Comments | Posted March 29, 2012 | 8:05 PM

Pre-mastication of baby's meal is nothing new to humanity. In fact, it is thought to have once been a critical complement to breast-feeding, providing a means to give infants large amounts of carbohydrates and proteins -- essentials that are often lacking in breast milk. However, the Internet has gone all...

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