Alex Wild is an Illinois-based entomologist who studies the evolutionary history of ants. In 2003 he founded a photography business as an aesthetic complement to his scientific work, and his natural history photographs appear in numerous museums, books, and media outlets. Follow on Twitter @myrmecos.
Larry Greenemeier is the associate editor of technology for Scientific American, covering a variety of tech-related topics, including biotech, computers, military tech, nanotech and robots.Follow on Twitter @lggreenemeier.
Dan McGrath is a Resident Scientist at the Earth Vision Trust and helps lead the Antarctic Program for the Extreme Ice Survey. He received a PhD at the University of Colorado in glaciology and is actively involved in research projects examining glacier-climate interactions. His research has brought him on more than 15 field research expeditions to Antarctica, Greenland, Alaska and Patagonia. Follow Extreme Ice Survey on Facebook and Instagram.Follow on Twitter @earthvisiontrst.
Twice a week, John Platt shines a light on endangered species from all over the globe, exploring not just why they are dying out but also what's being done to rescue them from oblivion.Follow on Twitter @johnrplatt.
Amanda Baker is a Program Manager at Frontiers and Project Manager for Frontiers for Young Minds. She has a geoscience PhD from Cornell University and has managed open-access, academic journals in physics, astronomy, earth science, and plant science. She has served as a Science Olympiad national event supervisor and taught a first-year writing seminar on sustainable earth systems while at Cornell. Follow on Twitter @SchamandaBaker.
Kyle Frischkorn is a graduate student at Columbia University and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. As a biological oceanographer, he studies the molecular underpinnings of phytoplankton physiology. He is probably on a boat in the middle of the ocean, but you can still follow him on Twitter @kylefrischkorn.
Kalliopi Monoyios is an independent science illustrator. She has illustrated several popular science books including Neil Shubin's Your Inner Fish and The Universe Within, and Jerry Coyne's Why Evolution is True. Find her at www.kalliopimonoyios.com.
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Dr. K. Ullas Karanth is widely-recognized as one of the world’s authorities on tigers. He pioneered the use of camera traps for tiger number estimation - a method that is globally in use today. He is the Director of Science – Asia for the Wildlife Conservation Society and leads the world’s longest-running research on tigers. He has been working to save the tigers for nearly four decades.
Layla Eplett writes about the anthropology of food. She has a Masters in Social Anthropology of Development from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and loves getting a taste of all kinds of culture--gastronomic, traditional, and sometimes accidentally, bacterial. Find her at Fare Trade.Follow on Twitter @LaylaEplett.
Josh is a senior editor at Scientific American, covering biology, chemistry, and earth science. On Twitter, he is @jfischman, and you can email him story ideas at email@example.comFollow on Twitter @jfischman.
Ilana Yurkiewicz is a fourth-year student at Harvard Medical School who graduated from Yale University with a B.S. in biology. She was an AAAS Mass Media Fellow, and her work has appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, Aeon Magazine, Science Progress, The News & Observer, and The Best Science Writing Online 2013. She has an academic interest in bioethics, currently conducting ethics research at Harvard after previously interning at the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. She is going into internal medicine and is also interested in quality and systems improvement.Follow on Twitter @ilanayurkiewicz.
Anna Kuchment is a Contributing Editor at Scientific American and a staff science writer at The Dallas Morning News. She was previously a reporter, writer and editor with Newsweek magazine. She is also author of “The Forgotten Cure,” about bacteriophage viruses and their potential as weapons against antibiotic resistance. Follow on Twitter @akuchment.
DNLee is a biologist and she studies animal behavior, mammalogy, and ecology . She uses social media, informal experiential science experiences, and draws from hip hop culture to share science with general audiences, particularly under-served groups. Follow on Twitter @DNLee5.
Darren Naish is a science writer, technical editor and palaeozoologist (affiliated with the University of Southampton, UK). He mostly works on Cretaceous dinosaurs and pterosaurs but has an avid interest in all things tetrapod. His publications can be downloaded at darrennaish.wordpress.com. He has been blogging at Tetrapod Zoology since 2006. Check out the Tet Zoo podcast at tetzoo.com!Follow on Twitter @TetZoo.
Katie Mulrey received a B.S. in Physics and Mathematics at the University of Mary Washington in 2008. She is now in the final phase of her Ph.D. work in High Energy Particle Astrophysics at the University of Delaware. Katie is a part of the ANITA collaboration and is heading to Antarctica to participate in the 2014 ANITA balloon campaign, which will probe the highest energy processes in the universe.