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Ashley Smart is the Associate Director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT and Senior Editor at Undark Magazine. Prior to joining Undark, Ashley was a features editor at Physics Today and a 2015-2016 Knight Science Journalism Fellow. Before pursuing science journalism, Ashley earned a PhD in chemical and biological engineering from Northwestern University. He is a member of the advisory boards of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing and The Open Notebook, and he was a co-founder of, a blog dedicated to lifting Black voices in science.