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Virginia Gewin

Virginia Gewin

Contributor

Virginia Gewin used to track the microbial activity in farmers’ fields before realising her talents for writing exceeded her laboratory skills. For the last decade she has been a freelance science journalist covering environmental and health issues for publications including Nature, Science and Discover. Perched in Portland, Oregon, she is an avid hiker and fledgling guitarist.

Virginia’s stories

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    How to diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome

    A fundamental problem in chronic fatigue syndrome research is how to know it when you see it.

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  • Fighting over fatigue

    How can you do medical research on chronic fatigue syndrome when divisions between patients, doctors and researchers are almost as chronic and painful as the disease itself? Virginia Gewin reports on new hopes of reconciliation.

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