Editor's Note

  1. What it takes to save species, locally and globally

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute writes about the struggle to save species on both the local and global levels.

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  2. Can science help create a more just society?

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute writes about how science can create a more just society and how journalists and journalism needs to change for the better.

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  3. History reveals how societies survive plagues

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute writes about how societies have survived plagues, racial inequity, the coronavirus and racism as a public health crisis.

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  4. Science News will observe #ShutDownSTEM on June 10

    Our staff will use this time away from the daily news cycle to start working to improve our coverage of race and inequity.

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  5. We have learned much, and need to learn much more

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute writes about the challenges of covering emerging scientific discoveries in the time of COVID-19.

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  6. Adapting to climate change, our next global challenge

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute writes about the many ways Science News is covering climate change adaption.

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  7. Susan Milius, your guide to the peculiarities of nature

    Editor in chief Nancy Shute writes about the rambling route Susan Milius, life sciences writer, took before landing at Science News. And how we're all richer for her writing.

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  8. Sticking to our mission: covering science writ large

    The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has suddenly overturned every corner of life, editor in chief Nancy Shute writes.

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  9. When coronavirus is both work and worry

    Our editor in chief Nancy Shute discusses what it's like to cover the current coronavirus pandemic.

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  10. When data points have their own opinions

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  11. Modern-day oracles with a supercomputer

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  12. When a new virus breaks

    We’ve been covering the novel coronavirus outbreak from the beginning, with multiple reporters tracking down answers to questions readers may have and asking a lot of questions of our own.

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