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

High-Vacuum Situations

High-Vacuum Situations

December 8, 2015

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

INSIGHTS on Food Safety

December 3, 2015

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

Seeking Energy Savings

October 8, 2015

Labs are increasingly concerned about the energy efficiency of constant temperature equipment, and how its efficien...
Going with the Mobile Flow

Going with the Mobile Flow

September 10, 2015

Mobile features make an electronic lab notebook (ELN) more adaptable and  efficient.
INSIGHTS on Pesticide Analysis

INSIGHTS on Pesticide Analysis

September 3, 2015

The many variables involved in pesticide use presents special challenges when it comes to food safety analysis.
ICP-MS for Homeland Security

ICP-MS for Homeland Security

July 6, 2015

The United States government—nearly 14 years after September 11, 2001— continues to invest heavily in h...