Roberta Kwok

All Stories by Roberta Kwok

  1. sea bass
    Oceans

    Fish escapes from marine farms raise concerns about wildlife

    Farmed salmon, sea bass and other fish frequently escape from sea cages into the ocean. Will these runaways harm native wildlife?

  2. Earth

    Salvage Job

    With fertilizer prices skyrocketing, scientists scramble to recover phosphorus from waste.

  3. Tech

    Building robots that slither

    Howie Choset is a roboticist, but his team’s creations bear little resemblance to C-3PO or R2-D2. Instead, Choset finds inspiration in nature — specifically, snakes.

  4. Science & Society

    Insect illustrator

    Taina Litwak is an “art department of one” in D.C. for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Systematic Entomology Laboratory.

  5. Health & Medicine

    Exploring the science of cooking

  6. Bringing science to Buddhist monks