Niranjana Rajalakshmi

SHE/HERis a veterinarian-turned-science journalist. Her work has appeared in Scientific American, Slate, Mashable, Undark, Salon, Mongabay, Pop Sci and The Wire (India) among others. She is a former science intern at Slate magazine, where she covered health, biology, and human interest stories. Before that, she was at Mashable, where she focused on animals, environment, and biodiversity. She misses her furry patients now and then, but treasures their presence in her stories. She is a graduate of New York University's Science, Health & Environmental Reporting Program.