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Christie Wilcox

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Blogger and Freelance Science Writer — Discover Magazine, Freelance

Author of Venomous (http://amzn.to/1Y9WwIm) & Science Sushi (http://bit.ly/1SOOe5F); PhD in Cell & Molec Bio w/ a spec. in Eco, Evo & Conservation Bio

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@NerdyChristie — 19,328 followers, 26,278 tweets

Sep 26, 2017

RT @bittelmethis: 6,000 dead pigs beget rivers of maggots. @nerdychristie’s excellent piece on the science of mass mortality!  http://bit.ly/2fkPS2P 

Sep 26, 2017

RT @lymeroad: .@PasteMagazine assures me they'll pay me half of the money I'm owed by them. Unacceptable. #payyourfreelancers

Sep 25, 2017

RT @WhySharksMatter: #BirdsVsFishes #BirdsVsFish you say? Both are better than dolphins, but only fishes can bite a dolphin in half.…

Sep 25, 2017

RT @josh_papacek: People "arguing" over #BirdsVsFish but I'm just here with this sparkly #phytoplankton that both need to survive 🙃 https://t.co/TMddJNxwhL

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Nope! I am just a little too young for it. I grew up on Apple computers.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is revolutionizing the way we communicate in general. I'd say first and foremost it's speeding up news.

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

I don't know if it counts as "news-related", but I recommend #overlyhonestmethods