Tara Santora, Contributor at Popular Science

Tyler Santora



  • Science journalist focusing on health and the LGBTQ+ community
  • Contributing Editor at Fatherly, managing the health and science section and the parenting section
  • Bylines in PopSci, Scientific American, Medscape, Undark, Live Science, Elemental, Business Insider, Live Science, Audubon magazine, and more

Favorite weird science fact

Manatees only have six cervical vertebrae, whereas most other mammals have seven. Because of this, if they want to look behind them, they have to turn their whole body around.

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