I’ve written investigative and feature stories about things like...
+ men who want the scientific record to reflect that a famous researcher molested them as children
+ a yearlong series about shoddy science at Brian Wansink’s Cornell Food and Brand Lab (2017–18):
+ how the Ivy League food scientist tried to do damage control for his bogus food science
+ a study about cookies, apples, and Elmo that got retracted — twice
+ a $10,000 Kickstarter campaign for a weight-loss program that never materialized
+ a behind-the-scenes look at how, for years, the lab turned shoddy data into viral studies
+ a longtime collaborator of Brian Wansink left his job
+ in the fall of 2018, Brian Wansink resigned after being found guilty of scientific misconduct
+ did that misconduct affect research funded by taxpayers?
+ dozens of people who went in for routine cataract surgery and left nearly blind
+ the rise and fall of CrossFit’s science crusader
+ the salt industry’s secret involvement with a controversial prison study
+ apricot seeds can poison you — but they’re peddled online as a cancer cure
+ pro-pasta science bankrolled by Big Pasta
+ a former dentist on a quest to excavate the secrets of Big Sugar
+ the all-meat, all the time diet that supposedly cured Jordan Peterson and his daughter
+ an alleged giant avocado heist
+ the anti-science forces seeding doubt about climate change and vaccines online
+ secret DNA analysis software sending people to prison
+ what happens when Silicon Valley tries to disrupt food delivery
+ the tech industry’s paradoxical obsession with sleep
+ surrogacy in India
...and more. All my BuzzFeed News articles can be found here.