Best Shortform Science Writing: January-March 2018

(A Highly Subjective Round-Up of Standout Science Writing)

Diana Crow
Apr 26, 2018 · 5 min read
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Best Shortform Science Writing: January-March 2018

Short Shorts (600 words & under)

News & Trends (601–1200 words)

Single Study Deep Dives & Profiles (700–1200 words)

Columns, Op/Eds, and Blog posts (601–1200 words)

Data & Investigative (601–1400 words, uses infographics and/or investigative techniques)

Honorable Mentions:

Honorable Misfits/ Not Sure

SciShortform

The Best Shortform Science Writing project highlights…

Diana Crow

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Fledgling science journalist here, hoping to foster discussion about the ways science acts as a catalyst for social change #biology

SciShortform

The Best Shortform Science Writing project highlights outstanding science writing through quarterly round-ups, Q&As with science writers, and more!

Diana Crow

Written by

Fledgling science journalist here, hoping to foster discussion about the ways science acts as a catalyst for social change #biology

SciShortform

The Best Shortform Science Writing project highlights outstanding science writing through quarterly round-ups, Q&As with science writers, and more!

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