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Veronique Greenwood is a science journalist and essayist who frequently contributes to the New York Times. A BBC columnist and a former staff writer at Discover Magazine, she has covered the science of sleep, the biology of the senses, and issues in genetics and evolution. Her National Geographic cover story explored genetic profiling in criminal investigations. A recipient of the Santa Fe Institute Journalism Fellowship, she has written about the rise of big data in biology and about the culture of science—how its power structures are formed, who scientists are as people, and what society wants science to be.