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This pattern is inspired by the work of South African artist Dr. Ester Mahlangu of the Ndebele nation in South Africa. Such vibrant Ndebele patterns can be seen on houses, clothing, and other surfaces in South Africa, and this particular piece has science imagery as way to express the growing interest in decolonizing science in Africa.

Decolonizing Science Writing in South Africa

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by · February 12, 2019 · 10 comments
Two Pacific Swallow( Hirundo tahitica ) birds facing each other with open beak.

How to Conduct Difficult Interviews

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by · December 11, 2018 · 2 comments
Finding the Science in Any Story

Finding the Science in Any Story

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by · November 27, 2018 · 2 comments
Thoughts on Voice: What It Is (And Isn’t). And How to Find Yours.

Thoughts on Voice: What It Is (And Isn’t). And How to Find Yours.

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by · November 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled
How to Read a Scientific Paper

How to Read a Scientific Paper

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by · November 6, 2018 · 4 comments
Wudan Yan wading through what remains of a mangrove forest in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady Delta in Oct 2015.

Surviving the Elements: Confronting Difficult Field-Reporting Conditions

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by · October 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled
Some autistic writers have poor working memory and can become overwhelmed trying to retain too many details at once.

Writing When on the Autism Spectrum

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by · October 9, 2018 · 2 comments
Good Transitions: A Guide to Cementing Stories Together

Good Transitions: A Guide to Cementing Stories Together

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by · September 25, 2018 · 1 comment
The Intern’s Survival Guide

The Intern’s Survival Guide

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by · August 28, 2018 · 1 comment
Do You Need a Science Degree to Be a Science Reporter?

Do You Need a Science Degree to Be a Science Reporter?

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by · August 21, 2018 · 5 comments
Cyber security concept with lock

Are You Savvy about Digital Security?

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by · August 14, 2018 · 1 comment
Dylan Keefer, director of sound design, mixing audio for Radiolab.

A Guide to Translating Science to Audio

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by · June 26, 2018 · Comments are Disabled
BuzzFeed News Tech reporter Nicole Nguyen (right) films a livestream from Oregon, demonstrating many mini eclipsed suns through a cheese grater.

How to Cover Big Science Events: Lessons from the Great American Eclipse

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by · June 19, 2018 · 1 comment
Jacqui Banaszynski

Jacqui Banaszynski’s Literary Forensics: A Diagnostic Tool to Improve Writing

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by · May 15, 2018 · 2 comments
Is This a Story? How to Evaluate Your Ideas Before You Pitch

Is This a Story? How to Evaluate Your Ideas Before You Pitch

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by · May 1, 2018 · 5 comments
How to Use Reporting Skills from Any Beat for Science Journalism

How to Use Reporting Skills from Any Beat for Science Journalism

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by · April 24, 2018 · 5 comments
Asking for More: Negotiating Rates for Freelance Assignments

Asking for More: Negotiating Rates for Freelance Assignments

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by · April 10, 2018 · 4 comments
Interviewing for Career-Spanning Profiles

Interviewing for Career-Spanning Profiles

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by · March 27, 2018 · 3 comments
How to Do a Close Read

How to Do a Close Read

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by · March 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled
Navigating Conflicts of Interest

Navigating Conflicts of Interest

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by · February 27, 2018 · 3 comments
Going Digital: Inside New Science Journalism Outlets

Going Digital: Inside New Science Journalism Outlets

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by · January 16, 2018 · 2 comments
Spotting Shady Statistics

Spotting Shady Statistics

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by · December 5, 2017 · 10 comments
The Reluctant Scientist: When Meeting Presenters Get Cold Feet

The Reluctant Scientist: When Meeting Presenters Get Cold Feet

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by · November 14, 2017 · 43 comments
Writing Well about Disability

Writing Well about Disability

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by · October 24, 2017 · 3 comments