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Virginia Hughes

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.