How I Stopped Worrying and Decided to Get Out of the Lab

Tina Hesman Saey, PhD
Science Writing
Changing Careers
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People often ask what “made” me leave the laboratory and go into journalism. The question is often phrased as if I were forced out of science, but that`s not an accurate description. It`s true that I was compelled to go, but only by my own interests. I`d decided early on that I was going to be a scientist. When I was little kid, I was fascinated by dinosaurs and thought paleontology ...