Max Levy is a freelance journalist covering public health, biology, technology, and the environment.

Max obtained his PhD in chemical & biological engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. He worked on designing nanoparticles to kill drug resistant bacteria. Previously, Max graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering with honors. There, his research focused on renewable biodiesel production, and designing anti-reflective coatings for solar panels.

Based in California, Max writes and edits for Massive Science, and is also a member of the National Association of Science Writers and the NPR Sci-Commers Program. His work has appeared in Vox, The Verge, Smithsonian, Pacific Standard, Salon, Massive, among other outlets.

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To get in touch with Max about possible assignments, news tips, or anything else, please email: “max” + “levy” + “sci” at gmail dotcom