Author: Caitlin Q. Davis

Caitlin Davis is a recent graduate of Simmons College, where she received a B.A in English and a minor in biology. Despite her often-hilarious fear of needles, Caitlin has managed to become interested in medicine and reading about its biological properties. She is looking forward to learning more about all aspects of science journalism during her time at SHERP.

Rail to trail transformations do more than encourage exercise

Rail to trail transformations do more than encourage exercise

Rail trails aim to unite neighboring towns and revitalize Massachusetts’s cities

By Caitlin Q. Davis | Posted February 10, 2014

What the BLEEP is candy corn?

What the BLEEP is candy corn?

The scariest part of Halloween isn’t the 32 grams of sugar per serving in those multicolored triangles

By Caitlin Q. Davis | Posted October 30, 2013

Marked - A discussion of scars and their meanings

VIDEO: Marked

A discussion of scars and their meanings

By Caitlin Q. Davis | Posted June 4, 2013

Why is Epinephrine used during an allergic reaction?

Why is Epinephrine used during an allergic reaction?

How EpiPens halt allergic reactions

By Caitlin Q. Davis | Posted February 9, 2013

A transformation akin to damaged DNA

A transformation akin to damaged DNA

How finding molecular modeling changed Suse Broyde’s life

By Caitlin Q. Davis | Posted February 7, 2013

“Okay, but just remind me”

“Okay, but just remind me”

Scientists are figuring out the mechanism behind “chemo brain”

By Caitlin Q. Davis | Posted December 18, 2012

This better make me superhuman

This better make me superhuman

A journey through the flu shot with my irrational tweets interspersed.

By Caitlin Q. Davis | Posted December 4, 2012

Fun-size candies aren’t so fun anymore

Fun-size candies aren’t so fun anymore

Remember the days when our biggest worry during trick-or-treating was finding razor blades in our apples?

By Caitlin Q. Davis | Posted October 30, 2012