Katelyn Michaud

Katelyn Michaud is a freelance writer and travel blogger from Portland, Maine. Katelyn has written many articles about topics such as travel, health and fitness, personal finance, and science. Her work has been published on World Nomads, Fitness Goals, Go Backpacking, among others.


With a Bachelors degree in biochemistry and a Master's degree in Public Health, Katelyn spent over five years in academic research studying everything from the genetics of childhood ovarian cancer to tracking climate change through pine pollen to determining the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in Haiti.

Other Interests

Katelyn has completed an Ironman triathlon, loves hiking, and currently resides in Sydney, Australia. You can follow her travel adventures on her blog, Diaries of a Wandering Lobster.

Most Recent Contributions by Katelyn Michaud

Electricity and Magnet Experiment

Electricity is everywhere in charged subatomic particles that you can't see with your naked eye. Though it is difficult to see, it is contin ... Read More

Experiments With Popcorn

Popcorn or Zea mays everta, is a type of corn and out of the four most common types of corn - sweet, dent, flint, and popcorn - it is the on ... Read More

General Safety Procedures for Ice and Snow

Winter weather can change at the drop of the thermometer. From blizzards to freezing rain to negative temperatures, it's important to be pre ... Read More

Home Smoke Alarms

Every 25 seconds, firefighters respond to a fire in the United States. The National Fire Protection Association reports seven people die eac ... Read More

What Is Data Theft?

There were over 450 data breaches in the United States that led to nearly 12.7 million records to be exposed in 2016. Data theft is a growin ... Read More

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