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Olivia Campbell

Olivia Campbell

Olivia Campbell is a science journalist whose work has appeared in New York Magazine, The Washington Post, Scientific American, Pacific Standard, Undark Magazine, and STAT News.

obstetric forceps

Why Male Midwives Concealed the Obstetric Forceps

The history of obstetric forceps shows the dangers of privatizing important medical know-how.
Victorian Microscopy

Under Victorian Microscopes, an Enchanted World

When it came time to describe what they saw under microscopes, Victorians couldn’t help but perceive a real-life fairyland.