Kate Horowitz

Kate Horowitz is a science writer. She writes about pretty much everything, but especially likes to bring readers' attention to squishy, underrated organisms; chronic illness and disability; bodily functions; animal cognition; parasites; and the Moon. She lives in Washington, D.C., where she takes lots of walks and ogles other people's dogs.
IKEA Is Now Selling Home Solar Power Systems
How Just One Nasty Winter Forced This Lizard to Evolve
The Exquisitely Preserved ‘Mona Lisa of Dinosaurs’ Has Been Named
Scorpions Use Acid and Protons to Make Their Stings More Painful
Heat Waves Could Make South Asia Unlivable by 2100
8 Dazzling Facts About Hedy Lamarr
You Literally Can’t Pay Us to Go to the Gym, According to New Study
Slug Slime Inspires Super-Sticky Surgical Sealant
Japanese Scientists Engineer 'True Blue' Chrysanthemums
Scientists Say American Sperm Counts Are on the Decline
The Tardigrade’s Extraordinary Weirdness Continues
Growing Up With Headphones May Not Damage Kids’ Hearing
Why Is Soda Measured in Liters?
Flying Telescopes Will Watch the Total Solar Eclipse from the Air
Rising Temperatures Are Killing Off African Wild Dogs
Does More Fat Really Make Ice Cream Taste Better?
Researchers Say You’re Exercising More Than You Think
Here’s What a Rocket Launch Looks Like from Space
These Deep-Sea Worms Could Live More Than a Thousand Years
And Now, the Weather (On Mars)
Make Alexa's Daily Weather Forecasts More Accurate
Your Dominant Side Might Determine the Way You Kiss
Could Imported Sperm Help Save America’s Bees?
8 Defining Facts About Jane Goodall
Tardigrades Could Live on Earth Until the Sun Dies
Apple Unveils Zombie, Yoga, and Breastfeeding Emojis
Baking Soda vs Baking Powder: What's the Difference?
Truck Launches Thousands of Slime Eels Onto Oregon Highway
Scientists Put a GIF Inside Living Bacteria
Scientist Asks: Why Do We Weep?
Chinese Scientists 'Teleport' an Object Into Space
Does Evolution Explain Why Our Sleep Habits Change With Age?
As Predicted, a Massive Iceberg Just Broke Off in Antarctica
New Technique Can Spot a Heart Attack in the Making Long Before It Happens
Extreme Weather Patterns Threaten Georgia’s Peach Supply
It Turns Out That Single-Celled Organisms Are Having Sex Too
'Safer' Drugs Found at Music Festivals Contain Meth and Bath Salts
Scientists Convert Drones Into Tornado-Predicting Machines
Mantises Regularly Catch and Feast On Birds, NBD
Stunning Photo of Spiral Galaxy Messier 77 Shows Its Beauty and Power
Artists Transform the Polar Bear Capital of the World Into Massive Mural Gallery
Mass Extinction That Killed the Dinosaurs Also Led to 'Explosive Radiations of Frogs'
We Just Got Two Steps Closer to Personalized Cancer Vaccines
What Does That Number on My Fruit Mean?
The Chemistry of Fireworks and Sparklers
Time Has Only Strengthened These Ancient Roman Walls
An Iceberg the Size of Delaware Is About to Break Away From Antarctica
Scientists Zoom In on Genetic Causes of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Drumming Cockatoos Keep the Beat Like Human Musicians
Yes, Scientists, the Sex of Your Animal Subjects Affects Your Results


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