Rachel Feltman

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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He’s literally been named king of the noses.

  • Sep 19, 2014

It’s the way of the cosmos -- eat or get eaten.

  • Sep 19, 2014

Insect flours, bars, cookies and chips are all the rage.

  • Sep 19, 2014

Help scientists study birds in Antarctica, all without leaving your computer.

  • Sep 19, 2014

Is your pup’s water bowl half empty or half full? It depends on their personality, new research showed.

  • Sep 18, 2014

By getting plants to photosynthesize the way bacteria do, we can make them grow faster.

  • Sep 18, 2014

MIT researchers think spacesuits should be made of skin-hugging metal coils.

  • Sep 18, 2014

3,300 years after burial, her ‘do is still in place.

  • Sep 17, 2014

Researchers say they’ve shown that chimps evolved to use violence against each other.

  • Sep 17, 2014

This galaxy is bursting with a black hole, and there could be others like it.

  • Sep 17, 2014
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Rachel Feltman runs The Post's Speaking of Science blog. She previously wrote on health, science and tech for Quartz and has covered an array of topics, most recently on the foray of electronics giant Samsung into big pharma, how to structure the ideal work day to maximize productivity and happiness (hint: brush your teeth at 2:30 p.m.) and how fighting squid reveal the evolutionary purpose of pain.

Raised in New Jersey (in Eagles and Phillies territory), Rachel graduated from Simon’s Rock with a degree in environmental science. While pursuing a master’s degree in science, health, and environmental reporting at NYU, she worked as a web contractor for Popular Mechanics and a print writer for Scientific American.
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