Think of how much you love your smartphone. Now think of how much you love your pet. What if the two were the same?
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I'm a freelance writer interested in a whole range of topics, but usually I find myself snooping for stories at the messy intersection of biology and technology. I'm now a contributing writer at Fast Company. In the past, I've written for Nature Biotechnology, New Scientist's CultureLab blog, and the tech and science blogs at NBC News.
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