Lone Frank was born in 1966. She has a PhD in neurobiology and worked as a research scientist in the US biotech industry before becoming a journalist in 1997. Today she is an award-winning science writer and broadcaster based in Copenhagen. As well as writing for Denmark’s leading newspaper Weekendavisen, she contributes to Science, Nature and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Widely sought after as a speaker on science and society, she has been invited to talk at Harvard Medical School, the Library of Congress, the 2009 NeuroLeadership Summit in Los Angeles, London’s Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, TEDx Istanbul and the Sydney Writer’s Festival. She has also appeared on US National Public Radio’s ‘The Leonard Lopate Show’, ‘To The Best of Our Knowledge’ and ‘Radio Lab’ as well as Globosat television. She has written several bestselling books in Danish, some of which have been translated into other languages including English.