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Lillian Steenblik Hwang

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Fairfax, VA
Web Producer — Science News
Covers:  science, biodiversity, biology, conservation, DIY, environmental issues, earth science, evolution, food & food science, geosciences, health, learning, marine biology, microbiology, nature

Web Producer @ScienceNews & @SNStudents. Former freelance fact-checker. Book Devourer. Foodie. Nerd. Geek. Perpetual kid. Traveler. Lover of fuzzy/shiny things

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Biography

I'm a freelance science writer, fact checker and researcher.

I graduated with a Masters of Science in Science Journalism from Boston University in 2013. I also have a Bachelors of Science in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry.

Specialties:
communicating science across multiple media platforms, ...

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@LillianHwang — 971 followers, 6,163 tweets

Dec 10, 2017

RT @john_overholt: If this collection of hundred-year-old cat memes doesn't take Twitter by storm, then I just don't know who you are…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939506723081072640 

Dec 09, 2017

RT @SUEtheTrex: Dinosaurs are probably the first instance when a child figures out that grown ups don’t know everything. We conf…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939545165592657921 

Dec 09, 2017

This year’s flu season is upon us—and it looks bad. Here’s what you should know - Ars Technica  https://apple.news/Azbk1TzmvRIaggFd8_f-KbA 

Dec 09, 2017

RT @mikel_maria: Not interesting in Bitcoin? Try Cryptokitties...a new digital currency in virtual cats!  http://ow.ly/nthy30h7oMc 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an editorial fellow at Popular Science in the summer of 2013. It was an incredible experience that encouraged me to want more.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! But not recently. My grandparents had an electric typewriter in the bedroom at their house that I slept in. I loved typing on it.

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

#OverlyHonestMethods (It's science news!)