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Meghan Bartels

Meghan Bartels graduated from Georgetown University with a major in classics and a minor in biology. After college, she worked at a small environmental book publisher, where she learned that writing about science is fun when you get to use sentences that include both nouns and verbs. She also enjoys learning about history, drinking tea, and cheering on the Georgetown men’s basketball team.

September 19, 2016

The largest stand of American elms is just out of reach in the heart of the city

September 6, 2016

Navigating the host city remains challenging after Games

August 1, 2016

A genetic technique offers new perspective on life in New York City’s rivers

June 20, 2016

And modeling what they may do next

June 20, 2016

How to know when to hold an idea and when to fold it

April 18, 2016

$100 million refuge proposed to shelter iconic rabbits and other thicket species

April 11, 2016

New network aims to provide free Wi-Fi across New York City

April 4, 2016

A whole kingdom to thank for more than just mushrooms

March 28, 2016

New York City should put a price on single-use bags

March 14, 2016

Actually, it’s not all that Greek to me

March 7, 2016

The art and science of identifying famous people from the past

February 19, 2016

Astronomer uses stellar forensics to understand giant explosions in space

February 8, 2016

How water and forest combined to build a city

January 31, 2016

What a divisive food argument can teach us about psychology

January 23, 2016

Scientists are exploring a hidden side of the microbiome with hopes for patient benefits

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