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Kelly Oakes

Kelly Oakes

Kelly Oakes

Bio

Kelly Oakes is a freelance writer covering science, health, and technology. She's written about everything from giant fatbergs clogging sewers to the heat death of the universe, and once explained string theory through 34 carefully-selected cat gifs

Experience

She has written for New Scientist, the i paper, BBC Future, Nature, Women's Health, and more. Previously she was science editor at BuzzFeed UK. 

Articles by Kelly Oakes

4 Surprising Foods That Have More Calcium Than Milk Kelly Oakes 4 Surprising Foods That Have More Calcium Than Milk What other foods are a good calcium source?
Shelf Life & Food Waste | The Science & Tech Behind Shelf Life Kelly Oakes Shelf Life & Food Waste | The Science & Tech Behind Shelf Life How we stop food waste
Eco-friendly Christmas Foods: 3 Sustainable Alternatives Kelly Oakes Eco-friendly Christmas Foods: 3 Sustainable Alternatives Reduce the impact of your festive feasts.
Do you know the carbon footprint of these common foods? Kelly Oakes Do you know the carbon footprint of these common foods? Which foods are most carbon-intensive?
Nanotechnology | How It’s Used In Food And Packaging Kelly Oakes Nanotechnology | How It’s Used In Food And Packaging And is it safe?
Urban Farming | Grow Your Own Food Kelly Oakes Urban Farming | Grow Your Own Food How to grow food in cities!
 How Cooking Affects the Nutrients in Your Food Kelly Oakes How Cooking Affects the Nutrients in Your Food Cooking doesn't only change the taste.
4 Low-tech Food Hacks to Make the Most of Your Food Kelly Oakes 4 Low-tech Food Hacks to Make the Most of Your Food Take advantage of the things you already own.
Kimchi & Kombucha | How It’s Made Kelly Oakes Kimchi & Kombucha | How It’s Made Everything you need to know about fermentation.
Do you know the water footprint of these common foods? Kelly Oakes Do you know the water footprint of these common foods? Actually yes? How much water is used in the production of our food...
How chopping your veg changes its nutritional content Kelly Oakes How chopping your veg changes its nutritional content What happens to our veggies when we cut them?
Protein & Biodiversity | How 5 Common Protein Sources Affect Biodiversity Kelly Oakes Protein & Biodiversity | How 5 Common Protein Sources Affect Biodiversity How does our choices of protein impact biodiversity?
Perfectly Ripe Fruits | How Do They Do It? Kelly Oakes Perfectly Ripe Fruits | How Do They Do It? How do we find perfectly ripe fruit in the supermarket?
The Surprising Sources of Protein That Are Not Animal Products Kelly Oakes The Surprising Sources of Protein That Are Not Animal Products You don’t have to eat meat in order to get enough protein.
 3 Common Sweet Treats | How They Impact Biodiversity Kelly Oakes 3 Common Sweet Treats | How They Impact Biodiversity Did you know that growing food impacts biodiversity too?