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Elizabeth Deatrick

Washington, DC
Freelance Science Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  The environment, biology, conservation, earth sciences and geophysics, esoterica of all sorts.
Doesn't Cover: Non-peer-reviewed "medical" "news."

Science nerd. Writer with Cape Fox Shared Services, writing for NIH as a contractor. All opinions and views are my own & do not reflect those of Cape Fox or NIH

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Elizabeth Deatrick is a science journalist, specializing in environmental and earth science issues. She received her undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University and her Master's degree in Science Journalism from Boston University. Since then, she's interned with the Audubon Society and the Americ...

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@EMDeatrick — 247 followers, 946 tweets

Sep 21, 2017

RT @sondy: Ángel Vasquez has been trying to raise the observatory via ham radio to now avail, but I don't think folks there ha…

Sep 21, 2017

RT @ada11perez: Got a text chain; Road 10 to Utuado is blocked, downtown Arecibo underwater, Hospital Regional being evacuated, wal…

Sep 21, 2017

RT @DrMRFrancis: Can we as a nation do something about this? Please? Not charity, not NGO, but ... because it's part of our country?  https://twitter.com/BuzzFeedNews/status/910846604424425473 

Sep 21, 2017

RT @NPR: Hurricane Maria Leaves Puerto Rico Without Power, Hits Dominican Republic  http://n.pr/2xgG4l6 

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Of course! I find it too cumbersome to write full stories on, but typewriters are great for filling out forms.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

#biologistspacefacts was great--and sparked good discussion around science educators' responsibilities.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

At the moment, my favorite digital tools are Skype & plugins (so good for recording interviews) and Google Scholar Alerts.