“Most medical journals don’t have the resources or the luxury of having full-time editorial staff,” said John Jarcho, deputy editor of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), during an event hosted by the Knight Science Journalism program in November. But NEJM is not most medical journals.
If you are transgender in Latin America, you can expect to live only about half as long as your cisgender peers. That’s just one of the statling statistics reported in “Transgender in Latin America: Unfolded from Otherness,” an international reporting project published this month by Tangible and the Spanish-language newspaper El Universal.
Ingber started the non-profit Wyss Institute 10 years ago with the single largest gift in Harvard’s history — $125 million dollars. A decade later, the funding, and the technological innovation, continue to flow.
With journalistic insight, Venkataraman explained why she felt it was important to deeply interrogate conventional wisdom about societal decision-making — and to sometimes overturn that wisdom.
To take the stage at The Story Collider, a live storytelling show that consists of “true, personal stories about science,” you don’t need to be a scientist — or even a storyteller. Katherine Wu, co-producer of The Story Collider’s Boston shows, explains you just need to have been affected in some way by science.
Over her decade-long reporting journey, Eban traveled to four continents and interviewed more than 240 people. “I could not have done this book and gotten to the depth I got without some serious sources,” she told KSJ fellows.