Hu: ♀ Power to the Pole

Hu: ♀ Power to the Pole

For Wired, Jane C. Hu writes about an all-female trek to the North Pole. It was a cultural exchange for some, a chance to show women’s capabilities for others. For a physiologist, it’s also a chance to study metabolism under extreme conditions. Most—or maybe...
Keown: Transplant Pioneers

Keown: Transplant Pioneers

Sixteen years after donating bone marrow to a child with cancer, Susan Keown writes a richly detailed profile of a scientist whose work made transplants possible. Susan is a science writer and editor for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and profiles John Hansen,...

Gibbs and Henson: Back of the Book

In 2010, Judi Gibbs told John Henson, ScienceWire founder, about the secret lives of indexers (click GibbsJWH for the pdf). buy levitra canada It’s not that indexers want to be secret—it’s that readers, writers, and editors don’t really understand what they do and how...