samples/clips

Parenting

The Best Cloth Face Masks for Kids – NYTimes’ Wirecutter, 2020

How to Choose a Prenatal Vitamin – Lifehacker, 2020

A History of Cribs and Other Brilliant and Bizarre Inventions for Getting Babies to Sleep – Smithsonian, 2019

Mindful Birthing – Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine, 2015

Bring Me the Gas! – Slate, 2014

Science

Sammy the Chlamy—A superhero for the environment – American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), 2016

Bob Goldstein – ASCB, 2015

Yixian Zheng and The Elusive Spindle Matrix – ASCB, 2015

Many more from when I was a science writer for ASCB (2013 – 2016)

Personal Essays

No, I Didn’t ‘Try For A Girl’ This Time – Scary Mommy, 2019

So you want to be a science writer – Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2014

Chicken Stalk – Inquisitive Eater, 2013

Experiences in Lab Culture – LabLit, 2013

Contact me at c.szalinski@gmail.com for additional writing examples, including press releases, conference reports, and research summaries.