Sarah Zhang

Sarah Zhang

Sarah Zhang is a staff writer at The Atlantic.

What It's Like to Evacuate a Museum in a Natural Disaster

One hour, dozens of artifacts, and looters—a drill at the Smithsonian teaches museums how to plan for the worst.

New York's Uptown Rats Are Genetically Distinct From Downtown Rats

A graduate student sequenced rats all over Manhattan, and discovered how the city affects their genetic diversity.

The Rescue Networks That Save Cats and Dogs From Hurricanes

“Today marks day 37 without a day off.”