Grace Wade is a health reporter for New Scientist focused on neuroscience, mental health, nutrition and the gut microbiome. Previously she worked as an associate features editor for Health.com and an associate health editor for Insider. She was also a contributor and fact-checker for Popular Science covering wildlife, the environment and health. Grace holds a dual degree in journalism and science in human cultures with a concentration in environment, science and society from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She is also a photographer specializing in film, landscapes and portraits.