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Katherine Wu
researcher, Boston producer. Former Fellow , Co-Director. Forever 🌮 stalker.
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Ed Yong Sep 21
This talk, which gave at Story Collider's recent fundraiser, is hilarious, thoughtful, and full of wisdom about science & storytelling. I HIGHLY recommend it if you care about science, art, and the interplay between them.
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Katherine Wu 24h
Goin’ out with a bang this week. Happy Friday!
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Katherine Wu Sep 21
the latest installment in Mosquitoes: Chauffeurs from Hell.
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Rachael Lallensack Sep 20
ayyooo here’s m’latest: Ecstasy Turns Antisocial Octopuses Into Lovestruck Cuddle Buddies—Just Like Us via
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Kelsey Tyssowski Sep 20
., Kim Hagel ( EiC), and I are leading a nanocourse for scientists who want to be better communicators. Sign up for fun times and !
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Katherine Wu Sep 19
Replying to @webmz_
on it like a bonnet
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Katherine Wu Sep 19
Replying to @webmz_
Controversial opinion from a fellow cat owner: lean in to the cat smell. Buy fans and waft the aromas to the unfrequented corners of your home. Bathe in your cat’s musk and roll all over the furniture. Embrace the fact that your home is feline fresh.
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Katherine Wu Sep 19
it's a crazy world out there. actually. 🖖
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Katherine Wu Sep 19
In some parts of Africa, poaching has felled over 60 percent of the elephant population in the span of just 10 years. Here's how genetics can help put an end to the illegal ivory trade.
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Erin Barker Sep 18
Really excited to finally be able to share with you all my presentation from 's eighth anniversary celebration, about how I got started in the science story business, and why our work matters to me. Brace yourselves for sincerity overload!
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MassMedia Fellowship Sep 17
Online application for the 2019 Mass Media Fellowship opens in less than a month!! Find out how to make yourself an ideal candidate here:
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Katherine Wu Sep 14
Replying to @annamgroves
I try to avoid the phrase because it’s confusing, but it you pushed me, I’d say “working on their PhD” because, for comparison, when I say “postdoctoral researcher” I’m talking about someone still in his/her/their postdoc.
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Katherine Wu Sep 11
Nothing survived the 2200 years in the tomb, but the jar had lettering on the side and looked a lot like others that had been labeled "lykion," the greek word for the Lycium plants in the salve.
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Katherine Wu Sep 11
The ancient people of what is now Turkey were so wedded to their eye cream that they were buried with it. Some things never change.
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Katherine Wu Sep 11
Snailfish now come in pinks, purples, and blues! My latest for . Sadly, these oblong little jello shots melt when they crest the surface of the seas.
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Katherine Wu Sep 11
Basically, this piece for fulfilled all my wildest dreams of inserting Toto lyrics into science coverage and I owe it all to 🎵I bless the rains down in Africa Gonna take some time to do the things we never had🎵
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Katherine Wu Sep 10
Replying to @KatherineJWu
Also, someone not trying to sound like a Chinese proverb would have inserted an article before "Breakthrough Prize."
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Katherine Wu Sep 10
A great scientist may earn Breakthrough Prize. But only an extraordinary human will donate the $3 million award to fund the careers of women, underrepresented minorities, and refugees pursuing physics. My latest for .
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Larry Brilliant MD Sep 8
What is the origin of the vaccine that eradicated smallpox from humanity...from cows (cowpox or "vaccinia") or from horses – horsepox? A real viral debate to which this article from is the latest addition. Thanks
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Katherine Wu Sep 7
when your fig captions are on point
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