Karen Kaplan is science and medicine editor at the Los Angeles Times. Before joining the science group in 2005, she covered technology in the Business section for 10 years. She is a graduate of MIT and Columbia University. In a parallel universe without journalism, she’d have a career in economics, genetics, biostatistics or some other field that describes the world in math.
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