Dennis Meredith

Biography

Dennis Meredith brings to his novels an expertise in science from his career as a science communicator at some of the country's leading research universities, including MIT, Caltech, Cornell, Duke and the University of Wisconsin. He has worked with science journalists at all the nation's major newspapers, magazines, and radio and TV networks and has written well over a thousand news releases and magazine articles on science and engineering over his career.

He has served on the executive board of the National Association of Science Writers and has written numerous articles and guidebooks on science writing and science communication. He has also served as a judge and manager for the NASW Science-in-Society Awards and the AAAS Science Writing Awards.

He was a creator and developer of EurekAlert!, working with AAAS to establish this international research news service, which now links more than 4,500 journalists to news from 800 subscribing research institutions.

In 2007, he was elected as a AAAS Fellow "for exemplary leadership in university communications, and for important contributions to the theory and practice of research communication." In 2012 he was named the year's Honorary Member of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society.

He holds a B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of Texas (1968) and an M.S. in biochemistry and science writing from the University of Wisconsin (1970).

He is currently writing science articles, non-fiction books and science fiction novels. He also develops and conducts communication workshops for researchers seeking to enhance their communication skills, both professional and lay-level. He has developed workshops for researchers at universities, research foundations, and government agencies and laboratories.

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Books

Solomon's Freedom
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 79,570. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In Solomon's Freedom, flamboyant L.A. lawyer Bobby Colter faces the unprecedented challenge of gaining legal rights for Solomon, a chimpanzee who understands and uses language via a touch-screen computer. He must rescue Solomon from billionaire media tycoon Walter Drake, who bought Solomon from researcher Abby Philips to take the chimpanzee's heart, to engineer it to replace his own failing heart.
Wormholes Young Adult Edition
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 107,440. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Exotic "wormholes" threaten Earth! Can their secrets be discovered, their power even harnessed? Or will they spawn a cosmic monster that will annihilate the planet? (This edition has been edited to eliminate adult language and situations.)
Wormholes
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 109,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A suburban house in Oklahoma vanishes into a roaring abyss. A supertanker at sea suffers a fiery destruction. A blast in China drills a gigantic cavern into a mountainside. A severed arm plummets from the sky in Missouri. Exotic "wormholes" threaten Earth! Can their secrets be discovered, their power even harnessed? Or will they spawn a cosmic monster that will annihilate the planet?
The Rainbow Virus Young Adult Edition
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 130,640. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A frightening epidemic of unknown viruses is turning people red, yellow, blue, chartreuse, pumpkin... An eccentric, brilliant biologist vanishes from a local biotech company. Is he the culprit? An unlikely team pursues the mystery: disgraced FBI agent Bobby Loudon and obsessive CDC disease detective Kathleen Shinohara. (This edition edited to remove adult language and situations.)
The Rainbow Virus
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 136,320. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
It's the weirdest bioterrorist attack ever! A frightening epidemic of unknown viruses is turning people red, yellow, blue, chartreuse, pumpkin... An eccentric, brilliant biologist vanishes from a local biotech company. Is he the culprit? An unlikely team pursues the mystery: disgraced FBI agent Bobby Loudon and obsessive CDC disease detective Kathleen Shinohara.

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