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Rachael Rettner
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My article on the 23andMe news: What's Really Wrong with Personal Genetic Tests http://www.livescience.com/41534-23andme-direct-to-consumer-genetic-test-shortcomings.html 

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A new week-long series from +LiveScience  explores the effects of 11 billion people (estimated pop. in 2100) on the planet. First up is my article on what 11 billion people means for food security: http://www.livescience.com/41300-11-billion-food-security.html . A sad fact I learn reporting this is that 1 out of every 4 food calories produced for human consumption is lost or wasted.

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Researchers are developing a vaccine against the H7N9 bird flu virus, but how will we know if the vaccine works? I spoke with NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci about planned clinical trials to test the vaccine http://www.livescience.com/32030-h7n9-vaccine-clinical-trials.html
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