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Rachel Collins

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“I am your soul’s tormentor.”


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Rachel Collins is a microbiologist who studies bacteria and antibiotics. Her favorite bacterium smells like butterscotch.


Rachel is a professional wrestler who goes by the name of Mschif. She is your "Soul’s Tormentor."

Green Hair in the Lab

Rachel Collins follows in her dad's footsteps and becomes a scientist, only with green hair.

The Show Must Go On

Rachel Coliins turns into wrestler "MsChif" and scares the Secret Life team… a lot.

30 Second Science with Rachel Collins

We give Rachel Collins 30 seconds to describe her science and she body-slams bacteria.

10 Questions for Rachel Collins

We ask Rachel Collins 10 questions and she professes her love for George "the Animal" Steele.
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Blog Posts

Learn To SCREAM!
Ask Rachel Your Questions
The Love Of The Sport
Halloween Costume Tips For Secret Scientists
The Wrestling Bug
Secret Life Snap Shot #8 – #9
A Friendly Interrogation


About Rachel Collins

Rachel is a microbiologist who works in a lab in St. Louis, MO. Her main area is the testing of antibiotics.

Original funding for "The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers" was provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.