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Colin J. Norman
Colin J. Norman has been a writer and editor for Science, the prestigious weekly journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), since 1981. As news editor, he runs the Science news department, coordinating and editing the journal's award-winning news section and supervising a global team of staff and freelance writers, including bureaus in the United States, Europe and Asia. An expert on science journalism and science communications, Norman has been a journalist since 1969. He has written about science policy, energy research and development, biotechnology, and AIDS research. His background also includes service as a senior researcher for the Worldwatch Institute, where he wrote The God That Limps: Science and Technology in the Eighties, and co-authored with Lester Brown and Christopher Flavin Running on Empty: The Future of the Automobile. Norman earned his bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies in Science from the University of Manchester, U.K.
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