Kavin Senapathy
Kavin Senapathy

Kavin Senapathy is a science communicator and mom of two living in Madison, Wisconsin.

Science
Aug. 20 2018 9:00 AMShould You Get an Amber Collar for Your Pet? Probably Not.They’re advertised as a natural way to protect against fleas and ticks, but the evidence seems sparse.
Medical Examiner
April 3 2018 12:34 PMNo, the New Organ Discovery Doesn’t Explain AcupunctureA new study offers up an intriguing new idea, but we should be careful about how we interpret it.
Future Tense
Sept. 6 2016 9:30 AMFood Stamp Users Should Be Able to Shop OnlineBut they shouldn’t feel pressure to spend their money on organic and gluten-free products that aren’t backed by science.
Medical Examiner
May 15 2018 8:00 AMYour Kids Don’t Need Training Wheels for PeanutsProducts that promise to safely introduce children to certain foods are a waste of money. Here’s what you really need to know about allergens.
Science
Jan. 4 2018 6:23 PMWhy Is Monsanto Inviting This Alt-Right Hero to a Fireside Chat on Farming?Jordan Peterson rose to prominence by refusing to call transgender people by their preferred pronouns. What does he know about GMOs?
Future Tense
April 10 2015 9:44 AMLow-Hanging FruitDr. Oz sows seeds of mistrust on genetic engineering.