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Ben Panko

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Washington, D.C.
Freelance Science Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Science, environment, health, technology, history, arts and more!
Doesn't Cover: Sports or entertainment, unless science is involved.

Science writer for @CMUScience; formerly @SmithsonianMag, @sciencemagazine, @EENewsUpdates. @urichmond alum, #RVA native, @starwars enthusiast. bpanko@cmu.edu

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Biography

I'm currently a Digital Science Writer for Smithsonian magazine, where I specialize in environmental, biological and medical topics. Previously, I reported on those topics at Science magazine, and I wrote about on nuclear energy policy and other science and political issues for Environment & ...

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Nov 21, 2017

RT @FenitN: Instead of calling Danica Roem gentlewoman, Virginia House Republicans want to call all lawmakers delegate  http://wapo.st/2A4AYaR  @aolivo

Nov 21, 2017

RT @jaspar: Of the things in journalism that are in short supply, talent is not among them.

Nov 21, 2017

RT @PiyaSRoy: BECAUSE of the pain/humiliation that both women and men have endured and their bravery in coming forward, abusers a…

Nov 21, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Celebrate 70 Years of Marriage  https://nyti.ms/2jIVlGd 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writer of opinions for my college's newspaper

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No, but I hope to!

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Ford Prefect