Author: Kate Baggaley

Kate Baggaley is a recent graduate of Vassar College, where she received a B.A. in Biology and a minor in English. She spent most of her undergraduate years thinking she wanted to be a research scientist, and bounced around field stations in Mexico and the Isles of Shoals until she realized that her favorite part of science is writing about it. She loves to write about ecology, evolution and animal behavior, especially when birds are involved. Follow her on Twitter @kate_baggaley.

Dental records

Dental records

A new study explains why whales have such unusual teeth

By Kate Baggaley | Posted April 22, 2013

Antibiotics aid recovery from malnutrition in children

Antibiotics aid recovery from malnutrition in children

A new study finds that survival and weight gain increase when children with severe acute malnutrition are treated with antibiotics

By Kate Baggaley | Posted March 12, 2013

Force for nature

Force for nature

Len Soucy has spent his life caring for injured birds

By Kate Baggaley | Posted February 1, 2013

To hunt a hurricane

To hunt a hurricane

Innovations abound in hurricane forecasting and observation

By Kate Baggaley | Posted December 27, 2012

Winter blooms

Winter blooms

Climate change is speeding up the return of leaves and flowers, but by just how much?

By Kate Baggaley | Posted December 23, 2012

Where do geodes come from?

Where do geodes come from?

The science behind the sparkle

By Kate Baggaley | Posted November 20, 2012

Galactic Regulators

Galactic Regulators

Black holes spew energy and influence the formation of stars

By Kate Baggaley | Posted November 11, 2012

Becoming city birds

Becoming city birds

Songbirds provide evidence of evolution driven by urbanization

By Kate Baggaley | Posted October 16, 2012