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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: Material Value

Julia L.F. Goldstein's new book is out this month to answer your questions about making, reusing, and recycling. Material Value: More Sustainable, Less Wasteful Manufacturing of Everything From Cell Phones to Cleaning Products tells us where products come from, where...

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

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, they...

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

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 collaboration and a...