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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.

Goldstein: Rethinking Recycling

Goldstein: Rethinking Recycling

Julia L.F. Goldstein’s new book, Rethink the Bins is out this month and promises surprising facts, informed advice, and practice tips about recycling. Worried that you’re not sorting and composting correctly? Learn the facts and best practices from Julia...

Russell: COVID-19 Opens Science

Russell: COVID-19 Opens Science

Sabin Russell finds yet another impact of COVID-19–on the open science movement. In Hutch News, Sabin (@Sabinwiki) talks with Fred Hutch scientists about using social media and preprint servers such as arXiv to post evidence about SARS-CoV-2, free and before peer...

Lindley and Olson: Apocalypse Q&A

Lindley and Olson: Apocalypse Q&A

For History News Network, Robin Lindley and Steve Olson have a wide-ranging discussion about Steve’s new book, The Apocalypse Factory: Plutonium and the Making of the Atomic Age. Their conversation is moves from Steve’s hometown near the nuclear facility in Hanford,...

Gibbs: COVID Disparities

Gibbs: COVID Disparities

Wayt Gibbs created a one-hour documentary that asks: “Why is COVID-19 so much worse for Black, Indigenous, Latinx and other Americans of color?” The film showcases three leading researchers whose analyses help to answer this question. Wayt (@WaytGibbs) is currently...

Mapes: Coronavirus Collateral Damage

Mapes: Coronavirus Collateral Damage

The pandemic makes everyday life hard enough, writes Diane Mapes. It also adds new barriers and challenges to getting cancer care. In an article for Hutch News, Diane (@ double_whammied) reports on how COVID-19 is disrupting the oncology world. Diane talks with...