Rachael Pells Journalist
  • London
  • Freelance

Rachael Pells is a freelance journalist who writes mainly about higher education, science and research.

Published In

inews, The Guardian, Wired, Research Fortnight, Times Higher Education, The Independent, Inside Housing, The Times, Monocle

Focus Areas

  • Education
  • Science
  • Research
  • news
  • features

23 Articles
14 days ago
inews.co.uk

I work at the world's highest observatory and see billions of years back in time

Fighting nausea, hypoxia and sunburn are just some of the hazards for this British astronomer working to discover the...

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8 months ago
inews.co.uk

The realities of air pollution: the invisible killer that's set to worsen with climate change

A myriad of factors including heat and stagnant air can make summer ripe for polluted air and associated health probl...

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9 months ago
inews.co.uk

Iron deficiency is a growing problem for girls and women - what can we do to stay healthy?

For decades, women with anaemia have been ignored, say experts

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10 months ago
inews.co.uk

Fears for rare monkeys and dolphins as Indonesia's new forest capital threatens their habitat

As polluted Jakarta slowly sinks, Indonesia has started building Nusantara, a new cleaner, greener capital on the isl...

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about 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

Don't ditch your bacon sandwich just yet! The truth about nitrites and processed food

Headlines about the problems posed by nitrites in processed meats might be worrying you, but experts say that it does...

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about 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

Dementia is more preventable than we think - stay active, eat well and get a hearing test

New research shows regular exercise through our middle years can help protect us from dementia in later life. And the...

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about 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

Why you shouldn't panic about phthalates, the chemical found in everyday plastics

Alarming reports have suggested phthalates in products from shampoos to food packaging can warp hormones and cause di...

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about 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

Freelancers get creative on hunt for reliable Wi-Fi amid South Africa's power cuts

Gyms, cafes and tourist attractions are a hive of activity as power cuts lasting up to 12 hours a day have crippled p...

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over 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

Finland feels the cold as a Putin-fuelled energy crisis threatens the country's sauna culture

Saunas are an essential part of Finns' lives. But now they're being asked to share them, and some are even turning do...

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over 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

Inside the world’s first nuclear waste burial site, a network of tunnels 437m below Finland

Nuclear power offers a clean and plentiful source of energy, but high-level waste from spent fuel contains radioactiv...

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over 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

How to cruise the French Riviera with no sailing experience for less than £400

The rise in peer-to-peer rental platforms - which offer skipper services as well as bareboat charter - is helping to ...

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almost 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

From curbing climate change to eradicating diseases, what genomics is doing for us

The science that could change the way humans live is already here

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