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Amanda Winkler

Amanda Winkler

Amanda is the managing editor at Freethink. Prior to joining Freethink, she was a freelance filmmaker focused on issues related to foreign policy and the U.S. military. Her work has been featured on PBS and in film festivals. Before that, she was a video producer for Reason Magazine.

Recent Work by Author

CRISPR
Meet Dr. Jennifer Doudna: She’s Leading the Biotech Revolution
jennifer doudna
CRISPR
Meet Dr. Jennifer Doudna: She’s Leading the Biotech Revolution
Jennifer Doudna on the future of CRISPR.
The Future Explored
Reversible Gene Editing Is On The Horizon
reversible gene editing
The Future Explored
Reversible Gene Editing Is On The Horizon
In the future, we may be able to turn CRISPR off whenever we wanted.
April 24, 2021

In the future, we may be able to turn CRISPR off whenever we wanted.

The Future Explored
Can a Blood Test Help Diagnose Depression?
blood test for depression
The Future Explored
Can a Blood Test Help Diagnose Depression?
An objective blood test could help provide a clearer understanding of the patient’s mental health.
April 17, 2021

An objective blood test could help provide a clearer understanding of the patient’s mental health.

The Future Explored
Electricity Transformed the World. Superconductivity Could Do It All Over Again.
superconductors
The Future Explored
Electricity Transformed the World. Superconductivity Could Do It All Over Again.
Scientists are on the hunt for a superconductor that works in higher temperatures and lower pressure.
April 3, 2021

Scientists are on the hunt for a superconductor that works in higher temperatures and lower pressure.

The Future Explored
IBM's Artificial Intelligence May Help Us Defeat Superbugs
ai drug development
The Future Explored
IBM's Artificial Intelligence May Help Us Defeat Superbugs
A new AI tool detected 20 viable drug candidates in less than two months
March 27, 2021

A new AI tool detected 20 viable drug candidates in less than two months.

The Future Explored
A Battery Revolution Could Make Electric Cars a Reality for Everyone
lithium metal battery
The Future Explored
A Battery Revolution Could Make Electric Cars a Reality for Everyone
We'll need a new type of battery to make electric cars cheaper and convenient.
March 21, 2021

We'll need a new type of battery to make electric cars cheaper and convenient.

The Future Explored
Solar Panels in Space Could Beam Continuous Energy Back to Earth
space based solar power
The Future Explored
Solar Panels in Space Could Beam Continuous Energy Back to Earth
Capturing the sun's boundless light in space could revolutionize how we distribute energy around the world.
March 20, 2021

Capturing the sun's boundless light in space could revolutionize how we distribute energy around the world.

The Future Explored
NFTs and Crypto Art, Explained
nft crypto art
The Future Explored
NFTs and Crypto Art, Explained
NFTs are creating a marketplace for digital content. It may be a huge opportunity for digital creators to sell their own work.
March 7, 2021

NFTs are creating a marketplace for digital content. It may be a huge opportunity for digital creators to sell their own work.

Tech for Wellbeing
Smartphones Can Track Your Blood Sugar Levels
wearable glucose monitor
Tech for Wellbeing
Smartphones Can Track Your Blood Sugar Levels
The ability to easily monitor blood sugar levels would allow everyone to have more control over their own metabolic health — not just people with diabetes.
February 28, 2021

The ability to easily monitor blood sugar levels would allow everyone to have more control over their own metabolic health — not just people with diabetes.