The Best Science Writing Online 2012 Bora Zivkovic , series editor. Jennifer Ouellette Scientific American/Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2012 (($16))
Online science writing has come into its own since Zivkovic, Scientific American's blog editor, first compiled this series six years ago. The new volume features a rich mix of writing styles and tackles subjects as varied as the limits of rocketry and the effect of neuroticism on sex drive.
This article was originally published with the title "Recommended: The Best Science Writing Online 2012" in Scientific American 307, 6, 82 (December 2012)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Anna Kuchment is a contributing editor at Scientific American and a staff science writer at the Dallas Morning News. Previously a reporter, writer and editor with Newsweek magazine, she is also author of The Forgotten Cure, which is about bacteriophage viruses and their potential as weapons against antibiotic resistance.