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Teresa Carey

Teresa Carey

Teresa Carey is a senior staff writer at Freethink. Before becoming a journalist she was a US Coast Guard licensed captain and professional mariner. She works primarily on the Atlantic Ocean, and from a tiny desk in Annapolis. As a grad of the University of California Santa Cruz science communication graduate program, and a NatGeo Explorer, she loves telling stories on the intersection of science, culture, and heart. Carey’s written, audio, and television broadcast work can be found in BuzzFeed, Scientific American, PBS NewsHour, NPR Weekend Edition, Smithsonian and more.

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Recent Work by Author

Medical Innovation
Symptoms of Parkinson's Are the Only Way to Diagnose It. But Not for Long.
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Medical Innovation
Symptoms of Parkinson's Are the Only Way to Diagnose It. But Not for Long.
Researchers discovered a new way to diagnose and track Parkinson's disease progression — even before the first symptoms of Parkinson's appear.
September 27, 2020

Researchers discovered a new way to diagnose and track Parkinson's disease progression — even before the first symptoms of Parkinson's appear.

Drones
Walmart and Zipline Launch a 1-Hour Drone Delivery Service That Will...
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Drones
Walmart and Zipline Launch a 1-Hour Drone Delivery Service That Will...
Walmart's drone delivery service will deliver wellness products to customers within a 50-mile radius of their headquarters in Arkansas.
September 18, 2020

Walmart's drone delivery service will deliver wellness products to customers within a 50-mile radius of their headquarters in Arkansas.

Smart Devices
Smart Home Devices Can Now Track Your Health
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Smart Devices
Smart Home Devices Can Now Track Your Health
Smart home technology can provide insight into residents' health by monitoring temperature, vision, and body chemistry.
September 17, 2020

Smart home technology can provide insight into residents' health by monitoring temperature, vision, and body chemistry.

Outer Space
Signs of Life Found On Venus
signs of life on venus
Outer Space
Signs of Life Found On Venus
Scientists found the gas, phosphine, in Venus’ atmosphere. So far, the only explanation is alien life.
September 14, 2020

Scientists found the gas, phosphine, in Venus’ atmosphere. So far, the only explanation is alien life.

Animals
Google Built a Neural Network to Warn Ships of Whales. Will it Help?
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Animals
Google Built a Neural Network to Warn Ships of Whales. Will it Help?
Google introduced an artificial neural network that can locate whales in the ocean. They want to use it to keep the animals safe from ships.
September 13, 2020

Google introduced an artificial neural network that can locate whales in the ocean. They want to use it to keep the animals safe from ships.

Medical Innovation
Could a Single Injection Send Diabetes Into Remission?
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Medical Innovation
Could a Single Injection Send Diabetes Into Remission?
Research has found that a single surgical injection of a protein into the brain can restore blood sugar levels and send diabetes into remission, for rodents. This could transform the lives of people living with diabetes.
September 13, 2020

Research has found that a single surgical injection of a protein into the brain can restore blood sugar levels and send diabetes into remission, for rodents. This could transform the lives of people living with diabetes.

Prosthetics
You Can Now Order a 3D Printed, Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm
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Prosthetics
You Can Now Order a 3D Printed, Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm
By scanning amputees’ limbs with a 3D scanner, Unlimited Tomorrow is making custom prosthetic arms that can be controlled with the mind.
September 6, 2020

By scanning amputees’ limbs with a 3D scanner, Unlimited Tomorrow is making custom prosthetic arms that can be controlled with the mind.

Genetics
“Extinct” New Guinea Singing Dog Is Found Again, Thanks to Genetics
new guinea singing dog
Genetics
“Extinct” New Guinea Singing Dog Is Found Again, Thanks to Genetics
The New Guinea singing dog was considered extinct in the wild. But, new genetic evidence suggests otherwise.
September 5, 2020

The New Guinea singing dog was considered extinct in the wild. But, new genetic evidence suggests otherwise.