Embry: Bee-ware

Did you know that native bees pollinate tomatoes but honey bees can’t? Learning that fact inspired Paige Embry (@PaigeAEmbry), a long-time gardener, to write a book about the wonders of America’s native bee species. Pre-order Our Native Bees: North...

Geiger: Mission Meteorite

Why look for meteorites in Antartica? In Science News for Students, Beth Geiger explains: It’s easy to see them against all the white snow and ice. It’s not easy to work in that environment, though. Beth reports on the travels and travails of the...

Scigliano: Elephant Watch

Eric Scigliano is back on the elephant beat, now for National Geographic WildlifeWatch. It’s not all about illegal ivory from Africa, Eric writes. In one piece he has alarming news about the legal export of elephant products and in another, he reports on...

Kuwana: Bioethics Spotlight

What does a bioethics researcher do? Senior Communications Specialist Ellen Kuwana (@EllenKuwana), writing for Seattle Children’s Research Institute, provides a sampler of bioethics work at the Institute’s Center for Clinical and Translational Research....

Ostrander: Our Activist Roots

Madeline Ostrander reviews 100 years of Seattle activism, from the Wobblies to the 1999 World Trade Organization protests to anti-offshore drilling kayaktivists. Madeline and coauthor Valerie Schloredt wrote a feature series for Seattle Met and gave the highlights on...