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

Eastern Washington Trip

June 22: *Update* Apologies to everyone, but we hope to have more trips and hikes and east-side activities again in the near future.

Hike the Dungeness Spit!

May 28th: Join NSWA Board member Starre Vartan for a hike of this unusual Olympic Peninsula landmark and national wildlife refuge!

#nswasciwire – Recent work by our members

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Mapes: Good Sleep During Cancer

Writing for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Diane Mapes (@double_whammied) explains why cancer disrupts sleep and what...
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Schubert: AI Proteins

In GeekWire, Charlotte Schubert (@schubertcm) takes us inside Seattle companies that are using new AI tools to generate...
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Berkowitz: The (Scientifically) Perfect Joint

If you want to get high quickly, finely ground marijuana in that joint is the way to go — science proves it! writes Rachel...
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Yan: Lead-Tainted Turmeric

In a feature for Undark, Wudan Yan (@wudanyan) takes us to Bangladesh’s spice markets, where vendors sell turmeric — until...
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Takahama: Pioneering Transplant

Elise Takahama (@elisetakahama) tells the inside story of a pioneering heart-liver transplant at UW Medicine, in which...
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