Rachel Nuwer is a freelance science journalist who has written about lost languages for the BBC. She contributes to outlets such as the New York Times, Smithsonian, Scientific American, New Scientist, Popular Science, Audubon, and more. She regularly blogs about wildlife for Smithsonian and publishes a column, Last Place on Earth, with BBC Future. And sometimes she gets to take a break from science and indulge her secret love of food writing for Edible Magazine Manhattan and Brooklyn.
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