Cantieri: Water Hazard

Cantieri: Water Hazard

Janice Cantieri reports on a threat to the life source of an Indigenous community near Jasper National Park in Canada. Janice (@janicecantieri) visited the area for The Narwhal to investigate the damage a coal mine expansion, currently under review, could do to the...
Doughton: Seattle’s AIDS History

Doughton: Seattle’s AIDS History

For Pacific NW Magazine, Sandi Doughton looks back at the AIDS epidemic in the 1990s and tells of a memorial to honor the Seattle model of caring for people with the disease. Sandi’s reporting is matched with informative graphics and evocative photos. Together,...
Hickey: Bubbling Up

Hickey: Bubbling Up

What are those mysterious plumes of bubbles off the Washington coast? Hannah Hickey tells of a collaboration between the University of Washington and Oregon State University to figure out where the gas emissions are coming from. In her UW News story, Hannah (@hickeyh)...
Roach: Winning Weather Model

Roach: Winning Weather Model

Weather models make reasonable 7-day forecasts, but “are a crapshoot” with 2- to 6-week predictions, reports John Roach. John (@byjohnroach) has promising news for weather geeks, though. In a post for Microsoft’s The AI Blog, John describes a...
Nijhuis: From Molecular to Oceanic

Nijhuis: From Molecular to Oceanic

In the New York Review of Books, Michelle Nijhuis (@nijhuism) reports on two books about climate science. In the review, Michelle ponders: How do we communicate about a massive global problem that is measured at the micro level? Be sure to explore Michelle’s...
Thomasy: Spit Take

Thomasy: Spit Take

At Massive Science, a forum for scientists’ stories, Hannah Thomasy posts about an idea for a new malaria vaccine. The target is the first step in infection: the mosquito bite that transmits the malaria parasite. The vaccine won’t target the parasite but the...