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.
How The Fashion Industry Is Responding To Climate Change
More and more industries are responding to climate change. Will fashion brands follow suit?
How Geometry Shaped The World
Science historian Amir Alexander shares how Euclidean geometry came to influence politics, art, and the nature of cities.
Diving Headfirst Into Football Season With A New Look At Concussion Research
Researchers discover you don’t need a concussion to cause changes to the brain.
Soft Robot Gives Jellyfish A Hug
Studying the ocean’s delicate creatures requires a soft (robotic) touch.
The Amazon Is Burning
Brazil is overseeing unprecedented destruction of the world’s natural resource.
Trying To Find Life On Mars? Start In The Australian Outback.
The Mars 2020 mission will search for ancient life on Mars. It might know what to look for thanks to a primordial rock in the Australian outback.
Welcome To One Of The Deadliest Labs In The World
Take a (safe) peek inside the Texas Biomedical Institute in San Antonio, where scientists study diseases like Ebola.
How ‘Moss Piglets’ Invaded The Moon
Tardigrades on the moon, feral hogs on Earth, and more news from this week’s roundup.
Why Car Companies Set Tougher Emission Standards For Themselves
Four car manufacturers strike a deal with California despite newly lax EPA rules.
The Data That Makes You Unique
A new study suggests that anyone can be identified by just a few pieces of seemingly harmless data.