Rachel Crowell

Rachel Crowell is an Iowa-based writer exploring science and math. Rachel lives with Delilah, a golden retriever a stranger once called “the cutest thing in America.” Outside of STEM topics, Rachel also welcomes writing opportunities on everything from art to finance. Follow them on Twitter at @writesRCrowell.

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How to Avoid Literal Catfights When Pet Owners Cohabitate
Your and your partner's pets deserve a stress-free living environment.
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Should You Quit Smoking If You Struggle With Mental Health?
Research shows quitting can be good for your symptoms
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How to Cut Health Care Costs Without Going Off Your Meds
Navigating insurance can be scary. Here's a cheat sheet.
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Will ‘Mobility Justice’ Break Down Barriers to Safe Transportation?
Getting to your destination is not a privilege
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Do You Know the Environmental Impact of Your Diet?

Eating healthy can be a complicated undertaking, especially with food pseudoscience infiltrating ads, social media and even our […]

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What to Know About Starting Your Own Nonprofit

So, you want to make a difference, huh? It’s one thing to have an interesting idea to improve […]

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How Race Shapes Our Scientists And Our Science

One experience made it clear to Jonathan Jackson that he was meant to study Alzheimer’s disease. While he […]

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Change Your Mindset to Own Your Job, Relationships and More

Most of us have probably had that one math teacher, the kind who loves to assign problems that […]

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Rediscovering Childhood Hobbies Can Make You Happier Today

It’s amazing to think about all of the things we were obsessed with as kids, only to wake […]

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Lessons I Learned Buying an Old House as My First House

Buying your first house can be exciting — and more than a little bit scary. That’s especially true […]

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Why Even Young Men Should Know Their Breast Cancer Risk

“Men don’t get breast cancer.” “You can only get breast cancer in October.” Those are just a couple […]

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Where in the World Should You Travel Next?

As nights get longer and the air gets chillier, you might find yourself longing for far-off destinations. Or, […]