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Sarah Reisert

Sarah Reisert was the Institute’s manager of donor relations, events, and awards. She received her BA in communication from Villanova University and her MS in public communication from Drexel University.

More from Sarah Reisert

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How the Elements Got Their Names

Wicked creatures and a defiant chemist make their mark on the periodic table.

The Inventions That Made Us Who We Are

Anissa Ramirez’s latest book tracks the (sometimes literal) ways technology can shape our lives.

Who Needs a Mammogram?

In the fight against breast cancer, entrenched interests and outmoded ideas may be hurting patients.

Color anatomical drawing of a mosquito

Our Oldest, Deadliest Foe

Tracing the immense misery wreaked by the mosquito.

Hunting the Nazi Nuclear Hoard

In the last years of World War II a group of American scientists and soldiers raced to capture enemy physicists, sabotage Hitler’s nuclear ambitions, and do it all before their Soviet allies were any the wiser.

Harvey Wiley’s Fierce Pursuit of Food Safety

Science writer Deborah Blum chronicles one chemist’s fight to bring order to a lawless food industry.