Life sciences writer Susan Milius has been writing about botany, zoology and ecology for Science News since the last millennium. She graduated from Swarthmore College with a double major in biology and English and worked at diverse publications before breaking into science writing and editing. After stints on the staffs of The Scientist, Science, International Wildlife and United Press International, she joined Science News. Two of Susan's articles have been selected to appear in editions of The Best American Science Writing.
Susan Milius' Articles
- News in BriefIn mating display, male birds match moves to songs.
- NewsFemales can use sperm months after mates go belly up.
- Reviews & Previews
- NewsA change in taste cells makes glucose-baited traps repellent.
- NewsAfrican clawed frogs imported for 20th century pregnancy tests apparently communicate B. dendrobatidis to native species.
- News in BriefMale Micaria sociabilis may choose to have older female for lunch, not sex.
- NewsAfter thousands of tries, lab gets parasite-carrying insect to catch Wolbachia.
- NewsIngredients trigger insects' genes for detoxification and immune defenses against bacteria.
- NewsEarlier arrival of birds’ food due to warming temperatures hasn’t yet reduced bird population.
- NewsPulsating motion appears to flush water to improve photosynthetic efficiency in symbiotic algae.