Northwest Science Writers Association

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Happy Hour with Book Author Ben Goldfarb

Sept 18th: Join NSWA members for drinks and a chat with author Ben Goldfarb about his new book Crossings: How Road Ecology is Changing the Future of Our Planet

#nswasciwire – Recent work by our members

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Breda: Bugs and Stream Health

Streams in the Seattle area, whose population has exploded in recent decades, are nevertheless showing signs of improving...
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Richards: Insulin and Neurodegeneration

A high-sugar diet impairs the brain cells responsible for removing toxic debris from the brain, Sabrina Richards writes for...

Morber: Pee Into Power

Pee is a remarkable resource. Full of nutrients that are vital for plant growth, and often home to chemically active...
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Cassella: Female Song

For a feature in bioGraphic, Carly Cassella takes us deep into Australian forests to show us something scientists are just...
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Gewin: Life After Academia

Virginia Gewin interviewed five scientists who have left academia for science-related jobs elsewhere. In her piece for...
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