October 25, 2005

Exciting Adventures of a Science Journalist

Posted by Arcane Gazebo at October 25, 2005 9:48 AM

Today's New York Times profiles a biologist who has been majorly influential in taxonomy through something called cladistics. Also he is slightly obsessed with spiders. More importantly, some of you will be interested in the byline on this article.

Tags: Science

Whoa, crazy-groovy. Gotta say I like the way she writes, too.

Posted by: Lemming | October 25, 2005 10:02 AM

Belle Waring blogged on this article over at Crooked Timber as well.

Posted by: Arcane Gazebo | October 25, 2005 1:56 PM

Very cool! No kidding about caring more about the byline...

By the way, there was some cladistic stuff at the phylogenetics conference I attended. :)

Posted by: Mason | October 25, 2005 2:14 PM

So, is she...working for them? Or freelancing?

Posted by: Wren | October 25, 2005 2:21 PM

Whoa! Nice. Well, I guess that answers the question of what she's been up to lately. :)

Posted by: Jolene | October 25, 2005 2:22 PM

She's working for the American Geophysical Union as a science writer, so I guess the NYT piece was freelance.

Posted by: Arcane Gazebo | October 25, 2005 2:32 PM

Most NYT science articles are freelance jobs.

Posted by: Mason | October 25, 2005 3:27 PM
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