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Rebecca Guenard

Rebecca Guenard

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Rebecca Guenard is a genuine maths and science nerd with a PhD in chemistry to prove it. She served a tour in academia before finding fulfillment as a science writer. Now she flits from covering one fascinating chemistry topic to the next. She is currently exploring health and beauty chemistry. She has written for The Chemical Heritage Foundation, Kid’s Discover, and Scientific American.

You can see examples of her mind wanderings at atomic-o-licious.com. Or follower her on Twitter @BGuenard.  

Rebecca’s stories

  • Down the drain

    What do we know about the environmental impact of hair dye chemicals?

    Society
    3
    min
  • Blond without the bottle

    Exploring how a small change in your DNA sequence can make you a natural blonde.

    Society
    3
    min
  • Colour to dye for

    The basic chemistry of hair dyes has changed little over the last century, but what do we know about the risks of colouring our hair, and why do we do it? Rebecca Guenard finds out.

    Society
    12
    min