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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.

Heisman: Hybrid Howlers

Rebecca Heisman has news about the wolves repopulating Washington: They aren't what they seem. Writing in Haiku, Rebecca (@r_heisman) reports on research showing the wolves are not migrants from the interior west, as previously thought. Genetic analysis shows they’re...

Lindley: A Complex Medical History

An effective Parkinson disease treatment has complicated origins, Robin Lindley writes for History News Network. Robin (@robinlindley2) talks with Lone Frank, author of The Pleasure Shock: The Rise of Deep Brain Stimulation and Its Forgotten Inventor about how the...

Wilcox: Centipede Sushi

No, don’t try it, writes Christie Wilcox for Discover. When two people did, they ended up in the hospital with angiostrongyliasis. Read Christie’s piece to find out exactly what that is, how doctors got rid of it, and why, if you’ve sampled a raw snail, prawn, or...

Williams: Award Finalist

Congratulations to David B. Williams, former NSWA president! David’s book, Waterway The Story of Seattle's Locks and Ship Canal, written with Jennifer Ott and the staff of HistoryLink, is a finalist for the Washington Center for the Book nonfiction award for 2018....

Yates: No Leftovers

Campus dining halls have extra supplies, writes Chelsea Yates, and local shelters need food. So University of Washington engineering students created a digital way to match them. Chelsea, who is the College of Engineering assistant director of publications, describes...