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CASW honors extraordinary writing on medical science with the annual Victor Cohn prize. Nominations for the 15th annual award, to be given in October at ScienceWriters2014, will be accepted through July 31. Nominations, writing samples and letters of support may now be submitted online. Please check the Cohn prize page for information.

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Paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson of Arizona State University has been chosen by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW) to deliver the Patrusky Lecture on October 19, 2014, at New... more
Here’s a scenario: ScienceWriters2014 is a wrap, and you’ve got a couple of hours to kill before your flight out of Columbus. What to do?I’ve got some suggestions. As organizer of the New Horizons in... more
Four writers who have helped readers discover science in topics from basketball to curly fries have been chosen by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing to receive prestigious Taylor/... more
Prompted by the enormous changes that continue to ripple through and transform the media landscape, CASW has produced and posted a thoroughly new and timely edition of its highly popular primer for... more
"News & Numbers"—a guidebook for reporting statistical claims and controversies in health and other fields—is now available in a third, updated edition. CASW played a major role... more
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