Archive for July, 2012

Natural Habitat: Christie Aschwanden

In our Natural Habitat series, we invite science writers to share their working spaces—offices, spare bedrooms, coffee shops, hammocks—and the accoutrements that help them do their best work. (If you’d like to nominate your office to be featured at Natural Habitat, let us know.) Today, we drop in on Christie Aschwanden, an award-winning freelance writer and […]

Sharpening Ideas: From Topic to Story

George Johnson wanted to write about new developments in cancer research for The New York Times. But he needed to find a story that would let him to do it. So last year Johnson, a regular contributor to The Times’ science section who’s writing a book about cancer, cut a deal with his editor. He’d […]

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