#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.

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

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 mosquito...

Scheiderer: Whoa! ‘Oumuamua!

Seattle Astronomy, from Greg Scheiderer, is a one-stop shop for space and astronomy news, including a blogpost about why “‘Oumuamua” keeps showing up in headlines and social media posts linked to the words "mysteries" and "interstellar." Greg’s site also has...

Hughes: Moving to Health

How does our neighborhood affect our health? Rebecca Hughes writes about a summit that brought researchers and representatives from King County Metro, public health departments, Bike Works, and other organizations together to talk about using data to learn how our...

SciLance: Pitch, Publish, Prosper

NSWA members Jessica Marshall, Bryn Nelson, Michelle Nijhuis + about 30 other experienced science writers = SciLance. The group's practical online resource, Pitch Publish Prosper, is now hosted by the National Association of Science Writers ( @ScienceWriters). The...