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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 Susan Keown at sciencewire@nwscience.org. The NSWA Board of Directors determines what material to present. We look forward to highlighting your work.

Johnson-Groh: Neutrino Surprises

Johnson-Groh: Neutrino Surprises

Mara Johnson-Groh won the institutional category in the 2022 NSWA Best of the Northwest Awards for her story on neutrinos in Symmetry Magazine. The judges wrote that her piece “did a great job of translating an incredibly tricky subject": the second-most common...

Burns: Science of Sleep

Burns: Science of Sleep

Jes Burns of Oregon Public Broadcasting won the multimedia category in the 2022 NSWA Best of the Northwest Awards for her story on the secrets of a good night of shut-eye. In her piece — described by the judges as “highly engaging” — Burns visits scientists who are...

Scigliano: Fraser River Series

Scigliano: Fraser River Series

Eric Scigliano (@SeattleFlotsam) just completed a series on the Fraser River, or Tacoutche Tesse (Mighty One), for the Salish Current. In the first piece in the series, Scigliano gives an overview of the still-undammed river’s geography, its fisheries, and its history...

Lockwood: Cleaner Air Through the Lifespan

Lockwood: Cleaner Air Through the Lifespan

Dierdre Lockwood (@deirdrelockwood) was awarded an honorable mention, multimedia category, in the 2022 NSWA Best of the Northwest Awards for her team’s piece on cleaner air at every stage of life for the University of Washington Environmental & Occupational Health...

Breda: Carcinogens in Beauty Products

Breda: Carcinogens in Beauty Products

New member Isabella Breda (@BredaIsabella) wrote a story for the Seattle Times on a new bill being considered in the Washington state legislature that would ban cancer-causing ingredients in makeup and hair products. She discusses some of the research that is...