Elissa Welle is freelancing for The Chronicle while pursuing a master’s degree in science journalism at the University of California at Santa Cruz. She earned a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 2021. Her work has appeared, among other places, in The Detroit Free Press, STAT News, and The (San Jose) Mercury News. She can be reached at email@example.com.
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