William Wan is The Washington Post's science correspondent. During the past decade at The Post, he has reported from more than 20 countries and previously covered the Obama presidency, mass shootings and disasters, religion, national security, and foreign policy. For three years, he was The Post’s China correspondent in Beijing. He has won several national and international awards for his stories on China and religion and was part of the 2010 Pulitzer finalist team that covered the Fort Hood shootings. Before joining The Post, he worked as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times and the Baltimore Sun.