Tracy Staedter covers health and technology for HowStuffWorks. As a science journalist with more than 20 years of experience, she has worked for numerous science publications, including Seeker, Discovery, HowStuffWorks, MIT Technology Review, Scientific American, Astronomy and Earth. In 1999, she authored the children’s science book, "Rocks and Minerals," part of the Reader’s Digest Pathfinders series. She also founded the Boston-based writing workshop Fresh Pond Writers, which caters to creative nonfiction and fiction writers.
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