Nicholas St. Fleur is a Knight-Wallace Reporting Fellow for STAT. He covers the intersection of race, medicine, and the life sciences. Prior to joining STAT, he was a freelance science journalist in the San Francisco Bay Area covering archaeology, paleontology, space, and other curiosities of the cosmos. He previously worked for The New York Times and The Atlantic, and completed internships at Scientific American, Science Magazine, NPR, and the San Jose Mercury News. Nicholas received a B.S. in biology from Cornell University and is a graduate of the Science Communication Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He nerds out by binge-watching anime with ninjas, spirit monsters, and superpowered fighters from outer space.