Science writer + journalist

Brooke Borel is a writer and journalist specializing in science.

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Bed Bug Panic

Bed Bug Panic

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That Spider Bite Probably Isn’t a Spider Bite

In June, a friend told me a story about a spider at...

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Does Your Bug Repellent Really Repel Bugs?

It was a long winter for many of us, so the return to warm weather makes upcoming plans for barbecues and picnics sound all the sweeter. Those outdoor activities, of course, come with an itchy, harsh ...