Editor's Note

  1. The typical Science News reader is ever so atypical

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute reflects on the evolution of Science News' typical reader.

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  2. Rethinking how we live with wildfires

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute discusses a new approach for managing wildfires that includes collaboration with local and Indigenous communities.

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  3. Finally, scientists are making progress on long COVID

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute discusses researchers' efforts to uncover long COVID's mysteries.

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  4. How patient-led research is advancing science

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute considers the role that people suffering from a variety of chronic conditions are starting to play in medical research.

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  5. Here comes the sun, the eclipsed version

    Editor in Chief Nancy Shute muses on the total solar eclipse that will cross North America in April 2024.

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  6. Come along with us on a mathematical mystery tour

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute discusses an unexpected breakthrough on a puzzle that has intrigued mathematicians for almost a century.

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  7. Using public health research to save lives

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute discusses how overdose prevention centers, where people can use drugs in a supervised setting, are saving lives.

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  8. What a parrot knows, and what a chatbot doesn’t

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute discusses AI chatbots' vulnerabilities and the intelligence of parrots.

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  9. Bringing scientists’ stories out of the shadows

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute spotlights scientist Emma Rotor's contributions to weapons research in World War II.

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  10. Under the jungle, a more pluralistic Maya society

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute discusses how new scientific discoveries are rewriting the history of Maya society

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  11. Scientific meetings — it’s nice to see you again

    Executive editor Elizabeth Quill discusses the importance of covering scientific meetings.

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  12. The early women who shaped science journalism

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute discusses the pioneering women who helped create and transform science journalism.

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