Knvul Sheikh

Knvul Sheikh is a freelance science journalist based in New York. She writes about psychology, personalized medicine, technology and culture. You may have seen her work in The Atlantic, Genome Magazine, National Geographic, Popular Science, Scientific American, and Vice.

Science
Science

ICESat-2 Launch: How NASA's Space Lasers Will Illuminate Ice Loss on Earth

It's part of a $1 billion-dollar mission to provide scientists with a detailed picture of Earth’s changing landscape.

Science

Hurricane Florence: Hospitals in the Bullseye Are Preparing — or Closing

It's a tough decision whether to evacuate critical patients or shelter in place.

Science
Science

Hurricane Florence: Arrival Time, Rainfall Forecast, Flooding Predictions

Hurricanes are unpredictable, but there's more data than ever.

Mind and Body
Science

Grizzly Bears Spared From Government-Authorized Hunt for at Least 14 Days

Grizzly populations have recovered, but does that mean they should be hunted?

Mind and Body
Mind and Body

‘Broken Heart Syndrome’ Is Real and Has Serious Complications, Say Doctors

"Triggers include intensely stressful events, such as the loss of a loved one."

Science
Science

Hangovers Last Longer Than You Think, Finds Study in Journal 'Addiction'

"Even when alcohol has left your system you may still be impaired."