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

INSIGHTS on GMO Detection

INSIGHTS on GMO Detection

Combining chromosomes from different organisms started as soon as someone created a hybrid. “In natural breed...
INSIGHTS on Tackling Food Fraud

INSIGHTS on Tackling Food Fraud

For the general public, the concern over food fraud revolves around headline-grabbing examples, such as melamine&md...
Product Focus: Pipettes

Product Focus: Pipettes

In my days in the lab, a pipette seemed about as impersonal as a lab tool could get. Today’s world of scienti...
Product Focus: Chillers

Product Focus: Chillers

Many labs use chillers to control the cooling needed for some processes. To make the device work, a chiller uses a ...
Automating Your Lab

Automating Your Lab

The concept of lab automation sounds almost magical, as if a sophisticated machine here or there makes a lab run by...