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Stories by Khalil A. Cassimally

Young Science Bloggers: the Tumblr

Here in the incubator, there are hatchlings, who are currently learning the trade of science journalism in college or through internships; fledglings, who are beginning their own careers; eggs, who are just starting to experiment with science communication...

June 28, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Khalil's Picks (22 June 2012)

This week, a young science journalist goes on a boat with a research team and liveblogs it, cells are becoming zombies (not really), scientists track people after natural disasters using cellphone signals and more...

June 22, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Introducing: Noby Leong and Tristan O'Brien

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...

June 12, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Khalil's Picks (8 June 2012)

What diversity in this week’s picks of writings from young and early-career science writers. A snapshot: giving colours names messed with our minds, encoding information into living cells, what happens when galaxies collide, science of bubbles.....

June 8, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

A Call To Arms For Young Science Journalists

Dear young and early-career science journalists,Science journalism is hard. No question about it. Reading papers in obscure journals at two in the morning, camped in front of the laptop with a mug of stale coffee for company; deciphering the relevant information from countless figures and tables; interpreting the statistics into spellbound flawless sentences...

June 6, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Introducing: Victoria Charlton

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...

June 5, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Get Published: Nature Education, NPG

Want to blog under the prestigious Nature banner? Here’s an opportunity for you. The Scitable science blogging network , from Nature Education, Nature Publishing Group’s educational division, aims to provide interesting and exciting science to students but also to science enthusiasts...

May 30, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Khalil's Picks (25 May 2012)

Today, we have some awesome writings from seven (a factor of 42) equally awesome young or early-career science writers. Read about the science of oppressive urban environments, open science, the world’s first stem cell drug and more.....

May 25, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Book Review: The Data Journalism Handbook

The Data Journalism Handbook Edited by Jonathan Gray, Lucy Chambers, Liliana Bounegru Publisher (Paper version): O'Reilly Media Released: May 2012 Pages: 120 Or available for free download at http://datajournalismhandbook.org In this blog post, Julian Champkin, editor of Significance , the outreach publication of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association, reviews the newly-released The Data Journalism Handbook and goes a step further, reminding us that the world of journalism is undergoing a revolution...

May 24, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Introducing: Akshat Rathi

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...

May 22, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Introducing: Shara Yurkiewicz

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...

May 16, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Khalil's Picks (11 May 2012)

This week, we have some truly quality articles by young and early-career science writers. From science and politics to science and business, from allergies and bees to sperm and aliens, you name it, we got it...

May 11, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Introducing: Smitha Mundasad

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...

May 9, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally
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