Emily Driehaus is a Science Writing Intern with the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. She holds a master's degree in science journalism from New York University and has worked as a journalist and science writer covering everything from microbiology and climate change to particle physics and quantum computing. Her writing has been published in Sierra Magazine, Symmetry Magazine, VICE News, and other outlets. You can find more of her work here.
Soft-furred hedgehog specimens deposited decades ago in the museum’s collection are new to science