Leah Rosenbaum is an editorial intern at Science News. She has two bachelor’s degrees from Johns Hopkins University in writing and public health. She is currently a graduate student at UC Berkeley, completing a combined Masters of Journalism and Masters of Public Health program, with a focus on infectious diseases and vaccines. Her freelance work has appeared in STAT News, Tonic (Vice), and Health News Review, among other publications.
Leah Rosenbaum's Articles
- News in BriefCommon food additives found in meats, plastic packaging or metal cans may contain chemicals that harm children’s health.
- News in BriefA year ago, an iceberg calved off of the Larsen C ice shelf. The hunk of ice hasn’t moved much since, and that has scientists keeping an eye on it.
- NewsCoral reefs in deep-water ecosystems may not make good homes for species from damaged shallow reefs.
- Science TickerMany media outlets reporting on President Trump’s cognitive assessment test could make it harder for doctors to use the exam to spot dementia.
- NewsEradicating invasive rats from islands may help boost numbers of seabirds, whose droppings provide nutrients to nearby coral reefs.
- NewsScientists have made the first rhino embryos, providing a small glimmer of hope for the nearly extinct northern white rhinoceros.
- Mystery SolvedScientists have figured out how to keep a sample of the bacteria Treponema pallidum alive and infectious for over eight months.
- NewsThe newly invasive longhorned tick, now found in four continental U.S. states, spreads human diseases in its native Asia. Here, it’s mostly a threat to livestock — so far.
- NewsResearchers saw higher levels of herpesvirus in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients, which may contribute to plaque formation.
- The –estPainted ladies migrate the farthest of any butterfly.