About Teresa @teresa_carey
Teresa L. Carey is a Science and Social Media News Fellow at PBS NewsHour.
Teresa’s Recent Stories
Science Jun 06Meet a robot offering care and companionship to seniors
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a Northern Virginia startup is using new technology and a sense of humor to care for the elderly. The NewsHour’s Teresa Carey reports.
Science May 24Smart guns exist. Why aren’t they on the market?
In the wake of the Stoneman Douglas High School and Santa Fe shootings, which have sparked an outcry for stricter gun regulations, many technology developers are turning toward innovation.
Science Apr 19This year’s cherry blossoms in 360-degrees
Watch velvety petals drift in the breeze coming off the Potomac River.
Science Mar 15Our ancestors in East Africa were making sophisticated tools far earlier than we thought
Three new studies rewrite the timeline on early human innovation and long-distance trade.
Science Mar 09Does Tamiflu work? We asked a scientist
When the flu strikes, many rush to the doctor for Tamiflu, but there is debate over the complications it can treat.
Science Mar 06How to save energy in your home with these smart, affordable upgrades
Five experts provided their recommendations for smart upgrades to help improve your standard of living by making your home a little "smarter."…
Science Jan 24Finding a complete dolphin skeleton to study isn’t easy, unless you have a dolphin graveyard
This dolphin and whale graveyard may hold the secrets to cetacean lifestyles.
Science Jan 17This graveyard gives scientists insight into lives of stranded dolphins
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a group of citizen scientists use a dolphin graveyard to uncover how the majestic mammals live. The NewsHour's Teresa Carey reports.
Science Jan 12Excess carbon is making freshwater lakes more acidic — at triple the rate of oceans
A new study by Ruhr University aquatic biologists shows that freshwater acidification may be catching up -- and even surpassing -- ocean acidification in a race that may harm essential parts of the food chain -- like water fleas --…
Science Jan 04Can migratory birds survive rapid climate change? The answer may be in their genes
Genetic traits in yellow warblers can gauge if the migratory birds will adapt to the pace of climate change, according to a new study.