Rachel Nuwer
Rachel Nuwer

Rachel Nuwer is a freelance science journalist who contributes to venues including the New York Times, Smithsonian and Scientific American. She lives in Brooklyn with a large orange cat.

New Scientist
March 8 2015 8:19 AMLight TherapyThese nanoparticles may release drugs where and when you need them.
Science
June 9 2014 12:36 PMMurder in MiniatureOne woman’s ghastly dollhouse dioramas turned crime scene investigation into a science.
Science
June 18 2013 12:50 PMTrapped in an Underwater Air Bubble for Three DaysHarrison Okene’s shipwreck survival wasn’t a miracle. It was fascinating physics.
New Scientist
Sept. 14 2014 8:38 AMScientific Misconduct Should Be a CrimeIt’s as bad as fraud or theft, only potentially more dangerous.
New Scientist
Aug. 4 2013 7:00 AMKnow Thy EnemyParasites are little-understood, and they are everywhere. An ecologist explains why we need to learn more about them.
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Politics
May 22 2015 11:14 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.