Author: Taylor Kubota

Taylor Kubota has always loved learning. She studied biological anthropology and health care/social issues at the University of California, San Diego, which allowed her to take classes in ten different departments. While an undergraduate, she also worked seven jobs, ranging from work in student affairs to a museum volunteer position. In the hopes of continuing (and sharing) her life of diverse learning, she is honored to be a part of SHERP's 30th class. Follow her on Twitter or visit her website.

Nonvolitional health

Nonvolitional health

Helping you get healthier without you even realizing it

By Taylor Kubota | Posted May 5, 2013

Do calcium supplements increase my risk of heart attack?

Do calcium supplements increase my risk of heart attack?

A controversial study gets a closer look

By Taylor Kubota | Posted January 26, 2013

So you’ve decided to quit smoking

So you’ve decided to quit smoking

Some simple tips to help you butt out for good

By Taylor Kubota | Posted January 23, 2013

Irene and Sandy, the newest mean girls

Irene and Sandy, the newest mean girls

New York City copes with sea level rise and flooding

By Taylor Kubota and Miriam Kramer | Posted November 4, 2012

There's a hole in the world tonight

There’s a hole in the world tonight

The Montreal Protocol hits 25

By Taylor Kubota | Posted September 17, 2012

A HOT topic in transit

A HOT topic in transit

How high-occupancy toll lanes may mark the end of toll-free driving

By Taylor Kubota | Posted July 30, 2012

Ostrich! Get your ostrich here!

Ostrich! Get your ostrich here!

The man behind the Greenmarket ostrich stand

By Taylor Kubota | Posted June 25, 2012

Munch on this

Munch on this

Using salt and vinegar chips to explain addiction

By Taylor Kubota | Posted June 15, 2012

VIDEO: Glow-wise

VIDEO: Glow-wise

Behind the scenes at the American Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibit

By Emma Bryce and Taylor Kubota | Posted May 30, 2012

90 calories or less

90 calories or less

One twenty-something’s rant about snack packs

By Taylor Kubota | Posted May 4, 2012

Want to discover a new species? Become a botanist.

Want to discover a new species? Become a botanist.

A Q&A with New York Botanical Garden’s James S. Miller

By Taylor Kubota | Posted April 1, 2012

Meet a guy who makes video games for a living

Meet a guy who makes video games for a living

A conversation with NYU professor Jan Plass

By Taylor Kubota | Posted March 5, 2012

In-school breakfast breakdown

In-school breakfast breakdown

Is politicians’ least favorite meal school children’s most important?

By Taylor Kubota | Posted February 22, 2012

VIDEO: The doula difference

VIDEO: The doula difference

How birth coaches help women deliver

By Laura Geggel and Taylor Kubota | Posted February 8, 2012

Test your pill knowledge

Test your pill knowledge

How much do you really know about America’s favorite method of contraception?

By Taylor Kubota | Posted January 31, 2012

The best of the best

The best of the best

Scienceline presents our top 10 staff picks of the year

By Taylor Kubota and Miriam Kramer | Posted January 2, 2012

Parenting while plastic

Parenting while plastic

A debate about how parents should disclose their cosmetic surgery to their children

By Taylor Kubota | Posted December 12, 2011

Help for Chicago’s high fliers

Help for Chicago’s high fliers

An interview with Annette Prince, director of the Chicago Bird Collision Monitors

By Taylor Kubota | Posted November 22, 2011

A hospital disease spreads to schoolchildren

A hospital disease spreads to schoolchildren

How unhygienic habits are exposing students to infection

By Taylor Kubota | Posted November 16, 2011

Sports fan fitness

Sports fan fitness

What being a sports fan does and doesn’t do for your health

By Taylor Kubota | Posted November 8, 2011