About Rachel

Rachel Fritts is a science and environmental journalist who writes about a range of topics, from neuroscience to climate change. She has freelanced for outlets including The Guardian, Science News, Hakai Magazine, InsideClimate News, and MIT Technology Review, and has interned with Audubon, Undark, and Mongabay. She is currently a news intern at Science.

Rachel has a background in the biological and environmental sciences, and holds a master’s degree in science writing from MIT. She is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) and the D.C. Science Writer’s Association (DCSWA).

Rachel is currently based in the Washington, D.C. area, where she lives with her husband and their polydactyl cat, Satsuki. You can follow her on Twitter here.