Michael Torrice is the science news editor for Chemical & Engineering News. He works with a team of staff and freelance reporters to find the most interesting news in the molecular world. He has also reported on the chemistry behind the Flint, Michigan, lead crisis, profiled scientists who study stinky water, and examined attempts to develop vaccines against addictive drugs. Before becoming a science journalist, Michael studied how neurotransmitters bind to brain receptors. Michael lives and works in Pasadena, California.