Science writers translate complex jargon for lay audiences, but sometimes it’s the simplest terms that require the most explanation.
With the country in the grip of Covid-19, a reporter traveling to Louisiana’s Isle de Jean Charles asks: Should I be doing this story now?
Having covered beats ranging from bioethics to chemistry, the Knight Science Journalism Project Fellow now turns an eye toward the use — and misuse — of race in medicine.
The Nature reporter discusses the U.S. coronavirus response, podcasting, and how she manages to stay positive while covering a somber beat.
Whether he’s standing on a frozen lake in Siberia or pondering the implications of the famous double-slit experiment, Anil Ananthaswamy takes concepts to the edge of the map, where scientific understanding and philosophy meet.
An accomplished science writer and podcast host, Bethany Brookshire is spending the 2019-2020 academic year at MIT as a Knight Science Journalism Fellow, studying human-animal interactions at the urban and suburban interface. And it all began a decade ago, as she tells it, with a surreptitious lunchtime excursion.