Rachel Nuwer

Rachel Nuwer is a freelance science journalist and author who regularly contributes to the New York Times, Scientific American, Nature and more. She lives in New York City.  



How Pasteurization Kills Bird Flu Virus in Milk

Experts explain how pasteurization obliterates avian influenza virus from milk


Traditional Medicine Gains Global Policy Recognition

How physician and immunologist Kenji Watanabe's efforts brought East Asian traditional medicine to the fore


Cattle Veterinarians Express Confusion over U.S. Response to Bird Flu

Denial and a lack of unity across states are limiting a swift response to the novel outbreak


Transforming Data into Health Action in Nigeria

An interview with Roux Prize-winner Ibrahim Abubakar on the importance of using data to drive public health impact