Kate Baggaley is a freelance science reporter who covers nature, climate, space, health, and the Covid-19 pandemic, among other topics.
Previously she was a staff reporter at The Academic Times, and her work has appeared in Popular Science, NBC News MACH, Science News, and more.
Her favorite microscopic organism is the mighty water bear.
The controversial search for genius in the remains of Einstein’s brain
A tale of sloppy science, a not-so-remarkable brain, and the rise of a more nuanced understanding of intelligence
Cord blood helped cure a woman of HIV. Can it treat other diseases, too?
The new approach raises hopes for helping more people.