Eleanor Cummins
Eleanor Cummins

Eleanor Cummins is an intern at Slate. Her reporting interests run the gamut of science. Follow her on Twitter.

Future Tense
Oct. 18 2017 3:46 PMLast Month’s Jobs Report Hints at Our Climate-Changed Economy’s Future
Technology
Oct. 16 2017 7:31 PMFor Women, #MeToo Is Frustratingly FamiliarHow many times do we need to perform our pain?
Future Tense
Oct. 13 2017 6:18 PMBaseless Fears of the Yellowstone Supervolcano Erupt Again
Technology
Oct. 6 2017 6:04 PMThere’s Reason to Be Skeptical of a Tesla-Powered Puerto RicoThe island territory has long been a laboratory for the continent’s seedier experiments.
Future Tense
Sept. 29 2017 4:30 PMRep. Lamar Smith Wants to Know if Russia Interfered With … America’s Love for Oil?
Science
Sept. 25 2017 2:42 PMPuerto Rico Is Getting Short-Term AidAs an American territory, the island has access to immediate relief measures. It’s long-term support that’s the growing issue.
Science
Sept. 19 2017 11:31 AMHunger and Obesity Can Be Two Sides of the Same CoinThe U.N.’s latest report on food security shows troubling trends for both problems.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 3 2017 5:45 AMAmerican Children Deserve a Better DeathHere’s one way we can give it to them.
Brow Beat
Oct. 18 2017 8:03 AMAfter Amazon’s Sexual Harassment Scandal, Good Girls Revolt’s Cancellation Seems Crueler Than Ever
Future Tense
Oct. 16 2017 3:23 PMTropical Storm Ophelia Really Did Break the Weather Forecast Grid
Science
Oct. 10 2017 4:59 PMHow the End of the Drought Likely Exacerbated the Deadly California WildfiresLush grasses flourished in last winter’s deluge—and then dried out quickly to provide fuel.
Future Tense
Oct. 4 2017 2:46 PMYes, the Young Blood Movement Is Basically Biotech’s Goop
Science
Sept. 27 2017 3:52 PMAfter the Hurricanes, Can We Rebuild a Stronger, Greener Grid?Post-earthquake Japan and monsoon-battered India aren’t just repairing their grids. They’re improving them. It’s time for hurricane-battered Americans to do the same.
Science
Sept. 19 2017 5:14 PMThere Was Another Earthquake in Mexico. Is the World Ending?Humans often seek meaning where there is none. Sometimes random events occur in patterns.
Science
Sept. 13 2017 1:12 PMIrma May Have Been the Bigger Storm, but the Damage From Harvey’s Storm Surge Will Last for YearsReporters who covered both storms explain what it was like to be in the eye of two hurricanes, and what it will be like to rebuild.