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 variety 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.