david nield

David Nield is a Contributing Journalist at ScienceAlert. He’s a freelance journalist who has been writing about science and technology for more than 20 years. Dave’s work has appeared in a wide range of publications, including Wired, Popular Science, The Guardian, and Gizmodo, and he has been reporting for ScienceAlert across a wide range of subjects since 2015.

Dave currently lives in Manchester in the northwest of England, having previously got a 2:1 English Literature degree from the University of Durham in the UK - though sadly he doesn't have as much opportunity to read Shakespeare and Dickens as he used to. Outside of work, he spends most of his time watching either movies or football.

Twitter: @davidnield

Physicists Observe Fleeting 'Polaron' Quasiparticles For The First Time
David Nield   7 days ago
Octopuses May Be Adapting to The Rising Acidity of Our Oceans, Study Suggests
David Nield   8 days ago
Small study links biomarkers in sperm to child's autism status with 90% accuracy

It's preliminary research, but there are some interesting associations here.

David Nield   10 days ago
Calculations show it'll be impossible to control a super-intelligent AI
David Nield   12 days ago