Meet the Team

Sarah Schlieder


Sarah Schlieder is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago where she studied science journalism. She has worked at prestigious research facilities, including NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and Johnson Space Center, and Argonne National Laboratory. Sarah currently serves as a science and technology reporter for Newsy. In this role, she reports on the latest news in science, tech and health. Sarah is committed to engaging the public in the extraordinary scientific breakthroughs made every day. To communicate science is to shed a new light on a fascinating world. Sarah’s work educates and informs the public about the science that impacts our daily lives and benefits us most.

  Recent Work
An Anthony's poison arrow frog sitting on a leaf
Rebecca TarvinSci/Health

How Do Poisonous And Venomous Animals Resist Their Own Toxins?

Bulldozer in front of sand mine
James Baker / CC By 2.0Sci/Health

Sand Wars: Illegal Mining Is Making One Natural Resource A Lot Rarer

Earth from space

If Aliens Exist, How Would They Find Earth?

NOAA's Gulfstream IV-SP flying into a hurricane

These Planes Fly Into Hurricanes To Study Them

Up-close view of Jupiter's auroras at its north pole
G. Randy GladstoneSci/Health

NASA's Juno Might've Found Where Jupiter's Powerful Auroras Come From

Millions of galaxies

AI Can Do An Astronomer's Job 10 Million Times Faster

Garbage overflowing from trash can
Hans / CC0Sci/Health

Turning Trash Into Biofuel Might Not Be As Green As You Think

Graph comparing the number of members of Congress to those congressmen with STEM degrees.

Should More Scientists Hold Public Office?

Babylonian clay tablet with mathematical trig formulas
University of New South WalesSci/Health

This Ancient Babylonian Tablet Dates Trigonometry Back 3,700 Years

Dead trees
William and Leander AndereggSci/Health

It's Getting Harder And Harder For Trees To Bounce Back From Drought

Full moon

Moon's Magnetic Field Lasted A Billion Years Longer Than We Thought

New primate species skull
Fred SpoorSci/Health

A 13-Million-Year-Old Skull Might Fill A Gap In Ape Evolution

African elephant in the jungle with zebras in the background
African ParksSci/Health

As Habitats Shrink, There Is Such A Thing As Too Many Elephants

Four cube-shaped microbots about to capture a live cell
Han et al.Tech

These Microscopic Robots Could Lead To More Precise Medicine

U.S. lights as seen from space

Department Of Energy Turns 40 With An Uncertain Future Ahead

Stars and galaxies in the universe

New Neutrino Experiment Might Help Us Find Dark Matter

Characters of '13 Reasons Why'

Did '13 Reasons Why' Really Have An Effect On Teen Suicide?

Eye-controlled glasses
X. Pu et al.Tech

New Smart Glasses Let You Get Things Done With The Blink Of An Eye

Slug-inspired surgical glue
Jianya LiSci/Health

Surgical Glue Inspired By Slug Slime Could Mend Your Broken Heart

Milky Way galaxy

The Milky Way Might Have Borrowed Matter From Other Galaxies

Close up of a sperm head
Zappys Technology Solutions / CC by 2.0Sci/Health

Sperm Count Is Declining In Western Men, And Scientists Don't Know Why

Man holding debit card in one hand
Jarmoluk / CC0Sci/Health

Buying Happiness Might Be As Simple As Paying For Spare Time

Non-photosynthesizing red plant with several small flower buds
Sugimoto TakaomiSci/Health

These Plants Don't Photosynthesize; They Eat Other Plants

Pile of tree logs
Tinten Fieber / CC0Sci/Health

How Do You Stop Deforestation? Pay People Not To Cut Down Trees

Several eye floaters in the human eye
Newsy / Drew LawlerSci/Health

Annoying Eye Floaters Are More Helpful Than You Think

Dry, desolate Mars and Mars when it had liquid water on its surface

How We Could Make Mars A Livable Planet

Close-up of tardigrade under a microscope
Goldstein Lab / CC by 4.0Sci/Health

Tardigrades Might Be The Sole Survivors Of The Apocalypse

Close-up of the sun

Our Sun Is Nothing Special — But That's A Good Thing

Zebra fish embryo under the microscope
American Chemical SocietySci/Health

How To Freeze The Decline Of Earth's Endangered Species

Two polar bears on snowy terrain
Skeeze / CC0Sci/Health

Scientists Can't Agree If We're Really In A Mass Extinction