Author: Chelsea Harvey

Chelsea Harvey is a recent graduate of Auburn University, where she received a B.S. in zoology, as well as minors in English and Spanish. Unable to choose between her love of science and her love of writing, she spent most of her free time as an undergrad working for her campus newspaper while simultaneously memorizing hundreds of scientific names for class. Outside of SHERP, her interests include playing music with friends, traveling and keeping up with international affairs.

Fish out of water

Fish out of water

Air-breathing fish do exist — and they use a remarkable respiratory system to survive on land

By Chelsea Harvey | Posted August 4, 2014

Dented cans — no deal or no problem?

Dented cans — no deal or no problem?

Botulism contamination is a horrifying possibility, but the risk may be nothing to fuss over

By Chelsea Harvey | Posted July 21, 2014

Op-ed: The wolf and I

Op-ed: The wolf and I

A story of love, history and lupine politics

By Chelsea Harvey | Posted June 22, 2014

Saving the world one pill at a time

Saving the world one pill at a time

Improper medication disposal can cause some surprising problems — but reform may be on the way

By Chelsea Harvey | Posted March 11, 2014

VIDEO: Night with the stars

VIDEO: Night with the stars

Columbia University’s Astronomy Department teaches and shows the public about space

By Elizabeth Newbern and Chelsea Harvey | Posted March 1, 2014

Caught in the crosshairs

Caught in the crosshairs

Dehorning is a controversial method used to stop rhino poachers in Africa – but does it really work?

By Chelsea Harvey | Posted December 19, 2013

Dirty money

Dirty money

New research suggests that the bacteria Staphylococcus can survive on euros for extended periods of time, raising concerns over the spread of disease in places such as hospitals

By Chelsea Harvey | Posted December 12, 2013

Not just for the birds

Not just for the birds

Federal bird conservation efforts may have far-reaching effects on the environment

By Chelsea Harvey | Posted November 11, 2013

Online drug dealers take a hit

Online drug dealers take a hit

Federal crackdown on underground drug markets makes future of online drug vending unclear

By Chelsea Harvey | Posted November 5, 2013

New chemical killer stalks streets of Europe

New chemical killer stalks streets of Europe

A closer look at an emerging recreational drug

By Chelsea Harvey | Posted October 22, 2013