#NSWASCIWIRE

Recent work by our members

#nswasciwire highlights the published writing of NSWA members each month. Would you like to see your writing featured? Please suggest an item online or send a link or PDF file to Chris Tachibana at sciencewire@nwscience.org. The NSWA Board of Directors determines what material to present. We look forward to highlighting your work.

Urton: Power to Puerto Rico

Coming up on a year after Hurricane Maria, James Urton writes about University of Washington researchers working to restore electricity to Puerto Rican residents. For UW News, James describes how engineers and public health experts are bringing solar/battery nanogrids...

Watts: Soil Survival

A summer update from Andrea Watts about the aftermath of forest wildfires: The trees are obviously scorched but what happens to the soil? For the United States Department of Agriculture Pacific Northwest Research Station Science Findings, Andrea writes about changes...

Harris: Lime, Ofo, Spin

Writing for Wired, Mark Harris brings us up to date on the green, yellow, and orange dockless shared bikes that Seattle-area residents and visitors can't help noticing and sometimes tripping over. From the Pronto bikeshare failure to the current LimeBike, Ofo, and...

Stiffler: Award Winner—Long-Form

ICYMI: Lisa Stiffler won a Society of Professional Journalists award for her story in InvestigateWest on how climate change is affecting the Puget Sound and our region's oyster industry. If you want to read, revisit, and share, here's the piece, with perspectives from...

Doughton: Award-Winner—Government and Politics

Sandi Doughton's excellent science journalism and earthquake expertise were recognized with a Society of Professional Journalists award for Government and Politics Reporting. Here's the story in the Seattle Times with Daniel Gilbert, if you missed it or want to...