Lynne Peeples covers the environment and public health at The Huffington Post, and as a freelancer, from her home office in Seattle. She has written for outlets including Scientific American, Reuters, Popular Science, Audubon Magazine, Anesthesiology News and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Lynne completed a master's in "Science, Health and Environmental Reporting" from New York University, where she was the editor-in-chief of the program's web magazine, Scienceline, and interned at Scientific American and Audubon Magazine. Before NYU, she worked for Harvard University crunching numbers for HIV clinical trials and environmental health studies, while teaching an introductory biostatistics course. Lynne also holds a M.S. in Biostatistics from Harvard and a B.A. in Mathematics from St. Olaf College.