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Anna Rothschild

Anna Rothschild is a producer and science writer from New York City. After graduating from Brown University with a degree in biology, she worked as a scientist at the American Museum of Natural History where she cloned humpback whale genes into bacteria, lassoed lizards in Floridian forests, and detected fraud in the caviar trade. Now, she reports on everything from life science, to space, to urban legends.

August 31, 2010

Ancient DNA holds the key to some of history’s mysterious migrations

July 8, 2010

Could this South Korean urban legend be real?

May 26, 2010

Male Asian corn borer moths mimic predatory bats to mate with females

April 23, 2010

New laws aimed at increasing the quality of life for New York City's horses threaten the future of Brooklyn's last stable.

March 10, 2010

Genetic evidence shows environment, not humans, killed off Arctic beasts

February 19, 2010

Astrometry.net matches images of the sky to their celestial coordinates, turning anyone into an astronomer

February 11, 2010

Recent research on slime molds shows that they can make complex decisions about nutrition

January 25, 2010

Wearing this rodent on the runway could save Louisiana’s wetlands

January 25, 2010

If other planets like Earth exist, they are light-years away, but that doesn’t stop scientists from looking

October 29, 2009

Two newly discovered proteins in spider webs could one day be used in a natural adhesive

 
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