Author Biography

Kristina Grifantini

Kristina Grifantini, M.S., is an award-winning science writer hailing from Boston. She has written hundreds of technology and medical articles for a variety of publications, including Technology Review magazine, Sky & Telescope magazine, LiveScience, and others. Chat with her on Twitter: @kgrifant or visit

Author Articles

Cover Story

The Robot Will See You Now

In a 2013 TEDxMidAtlantic talk, a robot wheels onstage, displaying the face of Henry Evans, a mute and paraplegic technology enthusiast located 3,000 miles away. In 2002, Evans, a former Silicon Valley executive, suffered a stroke at age 40 that left him unable to move or talk