Northwest Science Writers Association Searching for solutions to the opioid epidemic NSWA hosted an hour-long panel on June 25 that explored what researchers are learning about the opioid addiction and possible solutions to the crisis, and how we as science communicators can disseminate this research accurately and responsibly. LEARN MORE Trivia Night at Floating Bridge Brewing Co. We grabbed our thinking caps for our second-annual NSWA Science Trivia Night on May 22 at Floating Bridge Brewing Co. LEARN MORE Mixer with graduate students interested in science communication NSWA mixed and mingled with the next generation of science communicators by joining the ComSciCon-Pacific Northwest participants on April 12 at Optimism Brewing. LEARN MORE Finding Your Data Story with Tableau Public Ever wanted to incorporate data into your storytelling? From interactive maps to engaging graphs and charts, this workshop on March 25 helped us understand how to turn raw data into compelling visualizations ready to share online, using Tableau Public. LEARN MORE Tour of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2) with CEO Oren Etzioni Can a computer ace a high school biology exam? What about navigate a typical household, or play Pictionary? NSWA learned about artificial intelligence research at AI2 on Feb. 20. LEARN MORE Hello World - 2019 Holiday Party and Annual Meeting We let our inner geeks out to play at our biggest and best event of the year on Jan. 10 at Paul Allen’s Living Computers Museum + Labs. LEARN MORE #nswasciwire – Recent work by our members #nswasciwire Hansen: Climate Changes, Tribes Adapt On the Washington Coast, Terri Hansen writes, residents of Indian Nation villages and members of local tribes are adapting... READ MORE Schubert: Back to the Alzheimer’s Bench Many failed clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease therapies, Charlotte Shubert writes, focused on peptide amyloid-beta,... READ MORE Harris: Telecom Intrigue A real-life spy operation is behind Mark Harris’s report for OneZero, a Medium publication about tech and science. In an... READ MORE Yan: Mangroves of Myanmar Over a month this spring, Wudan Yan filed four reports from Myanmar for Mongabay, a nonprofit conservation and... READ MORE Gibbs: Citizen Spies Activists get technical in a story by Wayt Gibbs for Anthropocene magazine. Low-cost instruments and abundant ingenuity are... READ MORE Are you a science communicator in the Pacific Northwest? Please consider joining. We hold monthly events, feature member writing and much more. Learn more about membership.