Tara Haelle

Tara Haelle is a science and health journalist based in Illinois. She is also a former high-school teacher who continues to teach math in ACT, SAT, and GRE test prep. She blogs at Red Wine & Apple Sauce and Tara Incognita. Follow her on twitter @tarahaelle.

Wild Things
July 30 2014 2:00 PMThis Octopus Is the Most Dedicated Mother Known in the Animal Kingdom
March 28 2013 7:43 AMSharks Are the New WhalesThey’ve had similar enemies, life histories, and PR problems.
Medical Examiner
March 3 2014 11:45 PMHow Misplaced Fear of Formaldehyde Remade Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Shampoo
March 12 2013 1:04 PMWhat Is the Answer to That Stupid Math Problem on Facebook?And why are people so riled up about it?
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