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

Max is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Colorado Boulder. He works on designing nanoparticles that can target 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 Colorado, Max writes and edits for the Science Buffs STEM blog, and is also a member of the National Academy of Science Writers, Massive Science Consortium, and NPR SciCommers 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