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Twitter List Of Young Science Writers

Twitter is great. You can scan for breaking news or trending topics, fumble the keyboard in successive 140-keystrokes manoeuvres to share news and views and socialise with all the @-ing and DM-ing...

August 23, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Khalil's Picks (17 August 2012)

As usual, we have a diverse bunch of articles this week. Picks include why NASA engineers eat peanuts during missions, a scientific look at how God evolved and more...

August 17, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Tips: Journalist Of Tomorrow

Tips is a series which aims to provide young and early-career science writers with, well, tips to aid them in their budding careers. The series will attempt to link out to existing resources available online...

August 9, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Introducing: Lauren Fuge

This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public...

August 6, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Khalil s Picks (3 August 2012)

This week’s picks includes the science of sand castles, the 95% of the universe that we invented, understanding the origins of life by recreating it and much much more (two pieces about viruses for instance—yes, microbio people, rejoice)...

August 3, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Jonah Lehrer Turned His Back On Science

Three days ago famous science writer, Jonah Lehrer, was revealed to have fabricated quotes in his book, Imagine , which he subsequently attempted to cover up by repeatedly lying to a fellow journalist...

August 2, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Tips: Ed Yong's On The Origin Of Science Writers

Tips is a series which aims to provide young and early-career science writers with, well, tips to aid them in their budding careers. The series will attempt to link out to existing resources available online...

July 25, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Tips: 12 tips from Ann Friedman

Tips is a series which aims to provide young and early-career science writers with, well, tips to aid them in their budding careers. The series will attempt to link out to existing resources available online...

July 23, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Khalil's Picks (20 July 2012)

Good, diverse bunch of articles from young and early-career science writers in this week’s selection: a giant zebrafish tank, paint that absorbs chemical weapons, science of pancakes and so much more...

July 20, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Introducing: Kelly Oakes

This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public...

July 19, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Tips: Charles Q. Choi s Website Is A Treasure Cove

Tips is a series which aims to provide young and early-career science writers with, well, tips to aid them in their budding careers. The series will attempt to link out to existing resources available online...

July 17, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Why Writers Should Be On Google+

Forget about the ghost town label that’s been stuck on Google+. And it doesn’t matter if you won’t actively use Google+ (perhaps Twitter, Facebook and what else are sufficient for you).

July 12, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Introducing: Jessica Men

This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public...

July 10, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Khalil's Picks (6 July 2012)

Yes, there are some links to Higgs boson-related articles in this blog post. And we’re also going to Lindau, Germany for the 62nd Lindau Meeting. But there’s more: the largest meteorite crater has been found, science behind record-breaking heat, bears behave differently when hunters are on their trail.....

July 6, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Introducing: Aatish Bhatia

This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public...

July 3, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally
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