Northwest Science Writers Association

Explore Seattle’s historical shoreline with David B. Williams

Miss your chance to sign up for our July 26 event? Join David B. Williams, freelance writer and former NSWA president, on Aug. 4 for a second walking tour based on his most recent book, Too High and Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle’s Topography.

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The art and chemistry of distilling—and tasting—fine spirits

Members and guests learned about the nuanced chemistry that goes into a fine vodka, a sherry-barrel gin, or a single-malt whiskey as we took a behind-the-scenes tour of Copperworks Distilling Company on June 10.

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Mapping the brain with advanced microscopy and genetics

Members and guests visited the Allen Institute for Brain Science on May 25 and met with researchers who manage key labs, toured the facility, and learned what the Allen Institute aims to accomplish with its big expansion in Seattle.

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#nswasciencewire – New work by five members

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Mills: NSWA On Stage

David Mills of Infinity Box Theatre Project turned to NSWA to inspire Centrifuge, a science-theatre experiment. Mills...
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Yan: Mangrove Activism

Wudan Yan has just arrived in Seattle after living and writing in Southeast Asia. For JSTOR daily, she took a trip to the...
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Ostrander: Keystone Killer Turns Strategist

Keystone XL is not dead, writes Madeline Ostrander. At least, the political legacy of the oil pipeline lives on. In a...
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Bach: View From the Bridge

For UW Today, Deborah Bach talks with Elissa Washuta, the Fremont Bridge writer-in-residence. Deborah, a social sciences...
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Long: Fire and Stone Approaching

Priscilla Long’s collection of essays on humans and our origins is coming soon. Pre-order Fire and Stone: Where Do We Come...
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