Katie Feather is a former producer for Science Friday and the proud mother of two cats, Charleigh and Sadie.
Katie previously worked as a reporter and producer for KBIA, WHYY, WNYC and The New York Times and has a degree in science journalism from NYU. Her work reporting on events in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014 won a National Murrow Award for small-market feature reporting.
A native of the New York metro area, Katie currently calls New Jersey home (and feels guilty about it). She hopes to one day live near the beach.
The Alarming Impacts Of Extreme Heat
After record-breaking temperatures in the Pacific Northwest, how does human health, infrastructure, and air travel respond to extreme heat?
The Science Of Your Summer Vegetable Garden
Troubled by the look of your tomato plants? Curious about your cucumber beetles? Our Garden Hotline has some tips.
California’s Climate Program Is Actually Adding Carbon To The Atmosphere
An investigation reveals the state’s emissions program has been overestimating climate benefits of its offsets.
What Do You Call A Tiny Octopus That’s Cute As A Button?
Plus: What squid have to do with Instagram filters.
The Best Sci-Fi Books To Read This Summer
Need a literary escape this summer? We’ve asked two sci-fi aficionados for their recommendations.
We Aren’t Squidding Around—It’s Cephalopod Week 2021!
A week-long celebration kicks off with some trivia on the origins of squiddy words.
Senate Bill Supports NSF Overhaul And Tech Research Funding
Plus, reports on UFOs, the impact of climate change on the military, and an elephant dictionary.
NASA Plans Two New Trips To Venus
Plus, the U.S. promises to send COVID-19 vaccines to countries with shortages.
Research Reveals 178 Genes Are Associated With Depression
A new study identifies the genes that make depression inheritable.
How Do We Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy?
50% of American adults are now considered fully vaccinated. How do we get everyone else on board?