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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D.
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Jon Lambert 13h
"She put words to this emerging inkling I’d gotten from my science reporting, that one could make the world more wondrous just by wondering about it" A beautiful tribute to Mary Oliver from
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Allison Eck 15h
"Some of the subsequent buzz over the piece has gone so far as to insinuate that Facebook may have planted the seed for the meme in the first place—a theory that, while unproven, isn’t necessarily outlandish." My latest:
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LenaSun Jan 16
If you think cats are antisocial, maybe it’s you, scientists find. Guess whose cat makes her debut in WaPo. via
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Jan 17
Humans are leaving their mark in even the most unindustrialized places on Earth. At the bottom of the world, who comes out on top? My latest for
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Rachael Lallensack Jan 16
I WAS TODAY YEARS OLD WHEN I LEARNED WHAT LIVE CONCHS LOOK LIKE
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Jan 16
I feel pretty conflicted about keeping whale sharks captive. But it's pretty clear that they can provide a unique and incredible resource for researchers hoping to understand wild populations. Learn more in my latest for
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Jan 16
These beetles are the black sheep of their family for one horrifying reason. Learn more in my latest for
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Jon Lambert Jan 16
Your next bug spray might come from the bacterial mercenaries that parasitic nematodes employ to kill their insect hosts. Read my latest for to learn how researchers found this chemical, and how it could help fight mosquito-borne disease.
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Jan 15
How could you say no to that face
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Katie Hinde Jan 13
I'm just saying, getting published in Nature used to be way easier.
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Jan 11
IT’S Y’ALL. Have a listen! Oh and obviously the other story is top notch too.
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Jan 11
Thank you, Tyler!
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Jan 10
Assume an aspherical cow in a vacuum*... Check this crazy supernova in my latest for *Sort of. Space is not a perfect vacuum.
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Jan 10
It's time to reclaim the term "birdbrain." My latest for
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Jan 8
Philandering aside, that is
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Sarah Kaplan Jan 8
Prepare to be swayed by my extremely cogent and compelling arguments
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Rachel E. Gross Jan 8
Feels like the right moment to resurrect this piece:
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Jan 7
Turns out there may be a universal language of love—and it's embedded deep within the genetic code. My latest for
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Jan 7
Diversity matters. Just ask a coral. My latest for :
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Francesca Tomasi Jan 6
Love being in this lab, both for the people and the science!
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