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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

Oceans
Researchers Have Never Seen the Deep Sea Like This Before
deep sea creatures
Oceans
Researchers Have Never Seen the Deep Sea Like This Before
Researchers are putting lowlight 4k cameras on remotely operated vehicles to capture videos of deep sea bioluminescence.
October 24, 2020

Researchers are putting lowlight 4k cameras on remotely operated vehicles to capture videos of deep sea bioluminescence.

Voting
Barbershops Unite To Empower Black Voters
barbershops register voters
Voting
Barbershops Unite To Empower Black Voters
One campaign is hoping to increase voter turnout by empowering barbershops as community voter engagement hubs.
October 24, 2020

One campaign is hoping to increase voter turnout by empowering barbershops as community voter engagement hubs.

Future of Education
Engageli Challenges Zoom for Best Virtual Classroom
Engageli Challenges Zoom for Best Virtual Classroom
Future of Education
Engageli Challenges Zoom for Best Virtual Classroom
Engageli, a new digital education platform launched this week, to provide a solution to remote learning woes.
October 22, 2020

Engageli, a new digital education platform launched this week, to provide a solution to remote learning woes.

Fixing Justice
Despite the Pandemic, Voting Rights Groups Help Register Voters in Jail
Despite the Pandemic, Voting Rights Groups Help Register Voters in Jail
Fixing Justice
Despite the Pandemic, Voting Rights Groups Help Register Voters in Jail
Voting rights groups help inmates register and vote, despite hurdles presented by the pandemic.
October 17, 2020

Voting rights groups help inmates register and vote, despite hurdles presented by the pandemic.

Fixing Justice
The Law Enforcement Unit That Responds To a Crisis Before It Happens
The Law Enforcement Unit That Responds To a Crisis Before It Happens
Fixing Justice
The Law Enforcement Unit That Responds To a Crisis Before It Happens
The Maplewood mental health unit anticipates 911 calls and circumvents them before they happen.
October 11, 2020

The Maplewood mental health unit anticipates 911 calls and circumvents them before they happen.

Democracy
Voting Online Is Here. But Is It Ready?
voting online
Democracy
Voting Online Is Here. But Is It Ready?
Voting online is a debate that pits accessibility against security. For some, it is the only way to participate in elections. But at what cost?
October 10, 2020

Voting online is a debate that pits accessibility against security. For some, it is the only way to participate in elections. But at what cost?

Medical Innovation
Symptoms of Parkinson's Are the Only Way to Diagnose It. But Not for Long.
symptoms of parkinsons
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...
drone delivery service
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
smart home
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.