Sydney Murphy is a freelance science/tech journalist based in Manhattan, New York. She is experienced in many levels of editorial work. Starting a career in journalism at a young age in her home of Phoenix, Arizona, she has published work in the Arizona Republic, Talentnook, Thriveglobal, The Wheaton Wire, BLENDtw and HowStuffWorks.
Sydney attended Wheaton College, Massachusetts, where she earned a B.A. in both Neuroscience and German Studies. With experience in journalistic writing and scientific research, she is currently attending Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York City.
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By Tom Harris & Sydney Murphy
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