Jessica Snyder Sachs is a contributing editor to Popular Science and Parenting magazines and writes regularly for Discover, National Wildlife, and other national publications. Prior to becoming a full-time freelance writer in 1991, she managed and edited Science Digest. As an adjunct professor, Jessica teaches feature writing and writing for magazines, most recently at Fordham, Kean, and New York universities. She is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School, where she completed a mid-career masters with cross-disciplinary graduate studies in immunology, microbiology, and infectious disease. She is also the author of 2 books, Corpse and Good Germs, Bad Germs: Health and Survival in a Bacterial World.
Appearing during the first half of the program, science writer/editor Jessica Snyder Sachs discussed her study of the frightening world of drug resistant bacteria, such as MRSA. ... More »Host: George Noory
Placing the time of death is very important in homicide investigations and in identifying decayed remains. Yet the exact measure of time of death has challenged people for the past 2000 years. The former editor of Science Digest, Jessica Snyder Sachs is a freelance science and health writer. In her book, Ã’CorpseÃ“, Sachs details the intricacies of human decay as it relates to deducing a time of death from a corpse. ... More »Host: Art Bell