About Jenny

Jenny Marder has more than 15 years of experience working for newspapers, television and digital media. Her writing has appeared in Science Magazine, Scientific American and other publications, and her work has won awards from the Los Angeles Press Club, the California Newspaper Publisher's Association, the Association of Health Care Journalists and the Gracies. She holds a master’s degree in science writing from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Jenny's Recent Stories

Science Feb 11

The Internet’s hidden science factory

Sarah Marshall has completed roughly 20,000 academic surveys. Clay Hamilton has finished about 40,000. Marshall and Hamilton are part of a small but highly-active community of paid online study participants who generate data at break-neck speed to fuel modern scientific…

Jan 28

You could get the measles, even if you’re vaccinated

Contained inside the data of the latest measles outbreak is a surprising — and troubling — number. Among the 51 measles cases linked directly to Disneyland, six of the people had received their measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, according to…

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