Virginia Hughes is the science editor at BuzzFeed News and an adjunct professor at the NYU journalism school. Before joining BuzzFeed, Ginny was a freelance reporter specializing in genetics and neuroscience. Her blog, Only Human, was published by National Geographic, and she was a contributing editor at Popular Science and Matter. Her writing has also appeared in Nature, The New York Times, and two of The Best American Science and Nature Writing anthologies. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, toddler, and too-energetic dog.