senior editor, Wired, San Francisco
Katie Palmer is a science writer and editor. As a senior editor at Wired, she leads coverage of science online, focusing on biotechnology, climate, physics and space. Her reporting focuses on metascience and biology; she has reported for Wired on reproducibility efforts in the sciences, the genetics of marijuana and developing therapies targeting the microbiome. Her writing has also appeared in Discover and IEEE Spectrum. She earned a master’s from New York University’s Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program, and she earned a bachelor’s at Williams College, where she studied chemistry and neuroscience.