Rachel Becker is a freelance science journalist who writes about science, the environment, health, and technology. Her work appears in NOVA Next, National Geographic News and The Plate, Slate, Nature, Hakai, and others. Follow her on Twitter at @RA_Becks.
March of the Flamingos 06.21.2016 Photo Essay - In the harsh, hot soda lakes of East Africa, flamingos thrive, and now scientists are beginning to understand how these birds live where other species die.
Hell-bent on Survival 04.26.2016 Article - Despite growing environmental threats, North America's largest—and weirdest—salamander fights on.