Michael Torrice is a freelance editor with 15 years of experience in science journalism and communication. As a reporter, he has covered trends in chemistry, neuroscience, environmental chemistry, and the biology of drug discovery. For 13 years, he was a reporter and editor at Chemical & Engineering News, the news outlet for the American Chemical Society. Most recently, he was executive editor for physical sciences at C&EN, coordinating the outlet’s coverage of topics like materials science, environmental science, computational chemistry, and organic synthesis.
Michael received an S.B. in chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, where he researched the molecular workings of brain receptors. After leaving the lab, Michael completed the science communication program at the University of California, Santa Cruz.