This is a series of Q&As with new, young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They - at least some of them - have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public...
So much good stuff in this week’s Picks! So much so that I won’t bore you with my usual commentary for a change. Dive in straight away then! -- Wave at Saturn — But Will Cassini See You?...
Mysterious Manatee and Dolphin Deaths in Florida Confound Scientists by Nadia Drake: Once a lush and healthy estuary, the Indian River Lagoon is now an enigmatic death trap...
There’s a huge debate/dispute bubbling about Japan hunting whales under the guise of scientific research. Australia rang the alarm bells and the international community is now pressuring Japan to owe up and give up...
Tips is a series that aims to provide up-and-coming science writers with, well, tips to aid them in their budding careers. The series will attempt to link out to existing resources available online...
When Running 200 Miles Is Easier on Your Body Than Running 100 by William Herkewitz: After 200 miles and three straight days of running across the Northern Italian Alps, 50-year-old Gregoire Millet wearily walks across the finish line...
LEGOs are in the news! Always a good thing, right? Well not necessarily. For the past few weeks, reports have been flying around about a new study which show that the faces of our favourite yellow brick people are getting less smiley...
This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public...
A Sunken Egyptian City is Rediscovered, Stunning Researchers and Enthusiasts Alike by Khalil A. Cassimally: Named Thonis by the Egyptians who built it but known as Heracleion to the Greeks of the time, this great city was once a central part of ancient Egypt...
Tips is a series that aims to provide early-career science writers with, well, tips to aid them in their budding careers. The series will attempt to link out to existing resources available online...
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