Heisman: Instagram Goat Coats

Heisman: Instagram Goat Coats

Your goat photos might help science, Rebecca Heisman writes. The #MountainGoatMoltProject that Rebecca profiles in The Revelator isn’t looking for just any goat pics, though. Rebecca (@r_heisman) describes how researcher Katarzyna Nowak is analyzing photos of Oreamnos...
Goldstein: Making a Material Difference

Goldstein: Making a Material Difference

Julia Goldstein has two recent stories of new technology that benefits business and the environment. In Seattle Business Magazine, Julia (@jlfgoldstein) writes about a startup that puts low-cost sensors in sewers to monitor stormwater and track potentially polluted...
Yan: Your Gut Microbiome on Drugs

Yan: Your Gut Microbiome on Drugs

Feeling the effects of opioids requires more than just taking a pill, Wudan Yan writes. In Nature Medicine, she reports on studies showing that, in mice at least, the bacterial composition of the gut influences sensitivity to morphine and related drugs. Read the...
Larson & Braun: Tag Team Orca Report

Larson & Braun: Tag Team Orca Report

Samantha Larson’s personal account in High Country News of her lifelong relationship with the San Juan Islands moved many readers. One was fellow NSWA member and current NSWA Secretary Ashley Braun, who visited the San Juans with Samantha and other friends. Ashley...
Pain: Beyond Fortnite

Pain: Beyond Fortnite

Virtual reality is for more than just games, writes Amanda Pain for the University of Washington. Amanda explains work at the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences on VR safety training for people who work in confined spaces, for example in...