Cassie Martin is a deputy managing editor at Science News. She has a bachelor's degree in molecular genetics from Michigan State University, and a master's degree in science journalism from Boston University.

All Stories by Cassie Martin

  1. Animals

    Two newly identified dinosaurs donned weird horns

    Two newly discovered relatives of Triceratops had unusual head adornments — even for horned dinosaurs.

  2. Health & Medicine

    Stem cells from pig fat aid in growing new bone

    Scientists transform fat stem cells into bone and grow new jaws for minipigs.

  3. Chemistry

    Movie viewers’ exhaled chemicals tell if scene is funny, scary

    Changes in trace gases exhaled by movie audiences could point the way to a subtle form of human communication.

  4. Animals

    New species of hairy weevil named after Chewbacca

    A new weevil species,Trigonopterus chewbacca, joins the ranks of insects with a Star Wars moniker.

  5. Humans

    Gelada monkeys know their linguistic math

    The vocalizations of gelada monkeys observe a mathematical principle seen in human language, a new study concludes.

  6. Animals

    Ancient arthropod kept its brood close

    A newly discovered ancient arthropod may offer clues on the evolution of parenting styles.

  7. Oceans

    Coral larvae feed on their baby fat

    Free-floating corals use their baby fat to survive.

  8. Materials Science

    New process encourages ice to slip, slide away

    Researchers discover new process for making durable ice-phobic materials.