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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.

Schnaiberg: Farm-Fresh Flies

Schnaiberg: Farm-Fresh Flies

For Anthropocene, Lynn Schnaiberg has a new take on insects as a sustainable protein source. Lynn’s piece is not about crickets, ants, or mealworms for our dinner table but as feed for farmed fish or meat. The black soldier fly (or its larvae, actually) could solve...

Yan: Behind the Mask

Yan: Behind the Mask

Wearing a face mask protects against COVID-19, writes Wudan Yan for National Geographic. So is it worth surveilling the public with face-mask-recognition software, to check who is and who is not properly covering their face? Wudan (@wudanyan) reports on the potential...

Stavney: Systems and STEM

Stavney: Systems and STEM

During an internship with the Institute for Systems Biology, Linnea Stavney’s digital skills came in handy. Linnea’s work for ISB includes a Systems Thinkers in STEM page with interviews of a diverse group of STEM professionals to inspire the next generation of...

Long: Holy Magic

Long: Holy Magic

Priscilla Long is a writer of many talents. Her new book, Holy Magic, earned the Sally Albiso Poetry Book Award from MoonPath Press. In addition to being a poet, Priscilla is a science writer and a writing teacher and guide. Her next book will be on aging and...

Arnold: An Arboretum Goes Prairie

Arnold: An Arboretum Goes Prairie

A 2017 hurricane, Catherine Arnold writes, showed how listening to the land builds local resilience. For the University of Texas Alcalde, Catherine (@TreesWhales) tells about the Houston Arboretum weathering Hurricane Harvey and increasing fauna diversity thanks to...