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Deborah Halber

Deborah Halber is a Boston-based journalist whose work has appeared in The Boston Globe; Technology Review; the interactive, illustrated digital magazine Symbolia; and many university publications. A native New Yorker, she received her BA from Brandeis University and an MA in journalism from New York University. A member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Mystery Writers of America, and the National Association of Science Writers, she has chronicled breakthroughs in neuroscience, molecular biology, energy, and technology at MIT and Tufts, but is most enthralled with “quantum weirdness,” worm longevity, cell undertakers, and the properties of snail slime. Visit her at DeborahHalber.com.
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. To quote Woody Allen, I don't believe in the after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Having a bellini at Harry's Bar

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Sure, I'll take another cosmo.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Having some great material to fashion into compelling content.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Misreading my skydiving-for-beginners manual

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