Kaitlin Sullivan is an award-winning freelance health, science, and environment reporter based in Minneapolis. She holds a master's degree from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY and has covered issues in New York, Colorado, Minnesota, Mexico, and Panama.
When she's not reporting, she's probably hiking, gardening, reading cookbooks, eating popcorn, or reading white papers on water scarcity.
900 Years Later, Technology Has Drastically Altered This Divisive British Food
The ancient dish is as steeped in science as it is in history.
Is Velveeta Real Cheese? The Secret Science That Makes “Cheese Products” So Gooey
“The flavor profile has just kind of become part of America.”
The Most Delicious Holiday Meat Is a Miracle of Modern Science
“There's a lot of chemistry that's going on.”
Inside the Race To Create the World’s First Anti-Fungal Vaccine
As climate change shifts where fungi live and how it functions, researchers are racing to create new therapies to stay ahead of the game.
Ketamine-assisted therapy could help heavy drinkers stay sober longer — study
This could be the first new treatment for alcoholism in decades.
Scientists find a hopeful link between antidepressants and surviving Covid-19
A growing body of evidence suggests Covid-19 patients on SSRIs are less likely to die.
Study: Diet alone won’t cure cancer, but it may boost treatments
A new study on mice reveals an intriguing link between caloric restriction and cancer.
Scientist identify a complex link between gut bacteria and prostate cancer
A widely used treatment for advanced prostate cancer can be thwarted by gut microbiota.
What is the limit to human life? A striking number explained
Here's why more people will live beyond 100 in the future.
5 types of food that can optimize health and reduce stress
How to sleep better: 5 hacks for more rest and less stress
One ancient mindfulness hack can reduce stress in seconds
If you're stressed about summer ending, taking a few deep breaths could be the answer.
Ancient bacteria reveals the critical food early humans ate
Mineralized dental plaque preserved ancient microbial information.
The best healthy seafood diet depends on one critical factor
It’s time to diversify what you eat, and what's in the water.
Brain scans reveal the mind can predict stock price changes
Your brain already knows what the stock market will do.
Susceptibility to depression may link back to sperm — study
Research on mice suggests changes to molecules in sperm influence mental health.