Mike May, PhD, Author Profile

Mike May Bio PictureMike May, PhD, is an Ohio-based freelance writer and editor for science and technology. He earned a PhD in neurobiology from Cornell University. His resume includes hundreds of articles and many editing projects, including Scientific American Worldview.

Recent Articles

Beads for Baths

Beads for Baths

Whether an experiment or procedure requires heating or cooling, beads can be easier to use and more economical....
INSIGHTS on Trace Metal Analysis

INSIGHTS on Trace Metal Analysis

In many cases metals can contaminate the environment, and scientists and public health workers rely on tools like ICP-MS to d...
Planned Pipette Care

Planned Pipette Care

All of the changes in life science labs over the past few decades make some improvements less appreciated than they...
High-Vacuum Situations

High-Vacuum Situations

In complicated applications of high vacuum, the technology must really fit the situation.
INSIGHTS on Food Safety

INSIGHTS on Food Safety

As food is raised in one spot, processed in another, and shipped around the world, it’s no wonder that food safety...