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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D.
Digital Editor, producer. Was , PhD , . she/her/hers. katherine_wu [at] wgbh [dot] org
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. retweeted
Akiko Iwasaki 18h
To . It’s okay to state your opinion without apologizing. Don't start your question with “I may have miss the point, but”. If you are pregnant and need to sit down to give a talk, just do it. If a man makes you feel uncomfortable, it’s his fault.
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 10
Oldie but goodie! At a show at
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Gabriela SchlauCohen Nov 9
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 8
All infectious diseases are seasonal—and there's at least one for every time of the year. My latest for P.S. Already can't wait to repost this in March when it's Springtime for Herpes.
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 8
With the power of radiative cooling, the sky's no longer the limit on renewable energy. My latest for
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Allison Eck Nov 8
This new tool could boot unwanted heat into outer space without using any of the power air conditioning requires. Great reporting by for :
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 6
this is amazing, relevant trivia
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 6
One small leap for a frog, one giant leap for humankind. My latest for
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 6
Replying to @KatherineJWu
7. Verify that your ballot has made it safely back to the mothership... again. 8. Stew in the dregs of your paranoid anxiety until you eventually don your sweat-stained "I voted" sticker because you can finally say you did.
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 6
Replying to @KatherineJWu
5. Mail your ballot back, after enduring a brief moment of panic about the reliability of the United States postal service. 6. Verify that your ballot has made it safely back to the mothership.
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 6
Replying to @KatherineJWu
3. Research the frustratingly un-Googleable goobers running for the most local seats. 4. Bubble far more carefully than you ever did for any standardized test. 4b. Eat peanut butter straight out of the jar.
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 6
How to vote like a neurotic millennial California expat: 1. Spend the summer checking and rechecking that you're still a registered voter. 2. Piddle away October tracking your ballot as it's ousted from California and takes it sweet time plodding across the country.
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 5
Plants can’t regulate temperature like we can. So how do they cope with the heat—and just how much are we screwing them over with global warming? My latest for
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 3
This little lizard weighed 0.15 grams and measured less than 40 millimeters from nose to tail—and at 100 million years old, may be the smallest known member of its kind. My latest for
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Akiko Iwasaki Nov 2
Brilliant writing by , describing the work led by Ian Wilson and Joost Kolkman on the use of nanobodies to block influenza. Multidomain antibody made by fusion of nanobodies can neutralize both influenza A and influenza B! Go llamas🦙
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 1
Happy to help!
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Nov 1
Our next great allies in the fight against the flu? Llamas. My latest explains why. Special thanks to for being my best immunology wingwoman!
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Rachel E. Gross Nov 1
And as angering as it is to see this administration make sweeping, consequential claims based on "science" from over three decades ago, it's validating to see hundreds of today's scientists pushing back:
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Karen James ❄️ Nov 1
Over 1,400 scientists including 8 Nobel Laureates oppose the Administration’s proposal to define gender based on anatomy at birth and DNA testing.
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Katherine J. Wu, Ph.D. Oct 31
Last night's show was pure magic—mostly because our tellers Dick French, Marina Watanabe, and Aaron Wolfe absolutely KILLED it with their gorgeous stories. But also because I finally had my dino showdown with as Alan Grant.
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