Freda Kreier

Science News writing intern, Fall 2021

All Stories by Freda Kreier

  1. Animals

    Watch: This fox is the first spotted fishing for its food

    Big fish in shallow water were easy pickings for this fox. It’s the first of its species known to fish.

  2. Animals

    Whale sharks may be the world’s largest omnivores

    Chemical clues in the sharks’ skin show that the animals eat and digest algae.

  3. Earth

    Climate change is upping the height of Earth’s lower atmosphere

    The upper edge of the troposphere, the slice of sky closest to the ground, rose 50 to 60 meters (165 to 200 feet) a decade from 1980 to 2020.

  4. Climate

    Can scientists develop an icy sanctuary for Arctic life?

    The final refuge for summer sea ice may also protect the creatures that depend on it. Saving it is an ambitious goal with many hurdles.

  5. Health & Medicine

    A 2021 Nobel goes for discovering how our body reads touch sensations

    David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian found nerve-cell sensors for temperature, pain and pressure.