Molly Samuel joined KQED as an intern in 2007, and since then has worked here as a reporter, producer, director and blogger. Before becoming KQED Science’s Multimedia Producer, she was a producer for Climate Watch. Molly has also reported for NPR, KALW and High Country News, and has produced audio stories for The Encyclopedia of Life and the Oakland Museum of California. She was a fellow with the Middlebury Fellowships in Environmental Journalism and a journalist-in-residence at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center. Molly has a degree in Ancient Greek from Oberlin College and is a co-founder of the record label True Panther Sounds.
Molly Samuel's Latest Posts
Scientists monitoring kelp forests say they’ve detected no sign of radioactivity traceable to Japan’s nuclear plant disaster. Read more …
She’s the first condor ever to be treated — in this case for lead poisoning — in Northern California.
Scientists recently rediscovered a long-lost 19th century shipwreck on the bottom of San Francisco Bay. …read more
The latest U.N. report includes recommendations for how the state might try to adapt. …read more
More and more crude oil is coming to California by rail, prompting questions about safety. Read more. …
In one of the first tiny fractions of an instant after the Big Bang, the Universe expanded explosively, faster than the speed of light. That exponential expansion of, well, everything, is described by the theory of inflation, which may now be confirmed. …read more
Evidence grows that ocean acidification in the Pacific is harming marine life. Read more. …