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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.

Vivion: Immersion in Learning

Matt Vivion, NSWA treasurer, created an engaging, mobile-friendly storytelling site for the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. Matt applied his considerable web development skills to update CRPE’s reports from a standard...

Kwok: Dedicated Dads

For the New York Times, Roberta Kwok tells the story of some "very good fathers." They're small and brown, live in the rain forests of Borneo, and don't move or eat for days while tending their offspring. Read Roberta's reporting and see photos and video of the model...

Yan: Cover Otters

Wudan Yan scored the cover story of High Country News with a feature about an ecological mystery: What brought river otters to the Beartooth Plateau of Wyoming and Montana, where they’ve never been observed before? To find out, Wudan @wudanyan follows an ecologist who...

Watts: Following the Carbon

Andrea Watts looks at a neglected section of the carbon cycle for Science Findings from the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station. We revere trees because they're large and they sequester CO2. Trickling below them, though, are headwater streams that...

Peeples: Tech Heads

For @NBCNewsMACH, Lynne Peeples reports the astonishing and possibly alarming findings about our portable technology: How many of us own smartphones, how often we interact with them, and what it might be doing to our cognitive and social skills. Don’t despair, though....