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Ellie Kincaid

Ellie Kincaid graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in English and minors in writing and biology. She’s worked on research projects ranging from multiple sclerosis to Jane Austen, and has written about medicine, health care, and animals for The Dodo and Tech Insider.

September 6, 2016

With adapted equipment, physically impaired athletes get out on the water

August 16, 2016

Captive breeding programs have kept an endangered bird alive

June 20, 2016

Levees and floodplain development are increasing flood damage in Missouri

May 2, 2016

An endangered bird is promised future habitat at home, but needs help sooner

March 29, 2016

Feeding bees in New York City

March 28, 2016

High-resolution maps of Earth reveal archaeological secrets

March 23, 2016

The meaning behind the numbers

February 29, 2016

Yesterday’s discovery changes tomorrow’s lesson plan

February 23, 2016

If you get angry while walking in crowds, you’re not alone

February 14, 2016

How sexual selection turns birds of paradise into dancers

January 23, 2016

How scientists are tracing a virus back in time

January 17, 2016

Humans are creating new species as well as killing them off, but don’t be too quick to celebrate

January 7, 2016

For howler monkeys, an evolutionary surprise: Males with fiercer calls have smaller testicles

November 5, 2015

Americans are surprisingly bad at figuring out how to be happy

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