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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.

Scigliano: Big Thaw “Wondrous and Timely”

Eric Scigliano’s latest project is here: The Big Thaw: Ancient Carbon, Modern Science, and a Race to Save the World. The new book got a stellar and starred review in Kirkus, which called it “a wondrous and timely work.” Eric (@SeattleFlotsam) and photographer Chris...

Larson: Climate Crisis in Your Kitchen

Samantha Larson asks: Do you expect a California branded olive oil to come from California? Because of climate change, it might not. For Epicurious, Samantha reports on how weather extremes affect olive agriculture. This industry is critical for the Golden State,...

Gibbs: Comets and Carbon

Wayt Gibbs broke news in Science last month, not once but twice. In the first story, Wayt (@WaytGibbs) reports that an alien intruder—the comet 21/Borisov—indicates to scientists that at any given moment, we may have many similar interstellar visitors. The second...

Lindley: How to Write About Chernobyl

Robin Lindley has two amazing tales in one piece for History News Network. He interviews Professor Kate Brown about putting herself through school as a beat reporter for Seattle public radio and television. Robin (@robinlindley2) also gets the story on how Dr. Brown...

Rochman: Putting Porn in Its Place

“Does watching porn as a teen ruin sex forever?” It doesn’t have to, Bonnie Rochman writes in her first piece for Elemental (@elemental), a new Medium publication on health and wellness. Bonnie (@brochman) interviews experts in porn literacy about how to talk to teens...