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NEW: Approximately fifty percent of women who exercise experience irregular periods, while thirty percent don’t menstruate a...
Google News Equity Fund
Published on November 15, 2022 by Alex Ip
We are thrilled to announce that we have been selected as a recipient of the Google News Equity Fund! Congrats to all the ne...
At El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR) in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, dozens of researchers, ecologists, and anthropologists on the bee...
While most of our stories are long-form narratives of 1200-1500 words, we're actively creating pipelines so more voices are elevated. 10-ish-word stories are great for those who might be new to storytelling, cannot devote the time ...
"A Pyramid Frozen in Ice" (Nepali version)
Published on November 9, 2022 by Alex Ip
Thanks to your support, we have made Gobinda Pokharel's feature "A Pyramid Frozen in Ice" available in the Nepali language, to better serve the communities affected by the closure of the world's highest laboratory. Check it out!...
We welcome those from marginalized backgrounds, student writers, and/ or who use English as a second language! Also, pitch u...
After three days of rain in Lagos, Nigeria, the second-largest city in Africa, floods invaded streets in the suburb of Sabo,...
Flooding in Lagos, Nigeria is bad. And through internal documents obtained from the British Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, The Xylom is able to quantify its impacts on local residents and Nigerians as a whole for the first...
With their submission "No More Kelp in Northern California", Fayth Tan is a winner of the National Academies Eric and Wendy Schmidt Awards for Excellence in Science Communication. Congrats to all the winners! Press release:...
Lauren Neal calls out the hypocrisy of STEM institutions in doing diversity initiatives but failing to take steps towards i...
We’re excited to join Science Journalism Forum as a media partner. As Editor in Chief, I will join the "Meet the Editors" session on November 1st and provide a 30-minute case study of The Xylom's model of science journalism later in the day...
At 16,568 feet (5,050 meters) above sea level, Nepal's Pyramid International Laboratory/ Observatory is situated in the most...
Newsletter: Above and Beyond
Published on October 1, 2022 by Alex Ip
Our newsletter is out, featuring our favorite science reads from Claudia Lopez Lloreda, Charles Bethea, Dylan Baddour, Ryan...
I was recently interviewed by The Open Notebook about how ESL science writers can break into the field: It’s always important for editors to be empathetic, including when rejecting pitches, and even more so when working with writers whose f...
A Pyramid Deserted in Ice
Published on September 25, 2022 by Alex Ip
At 16,568 feet above sea level, Nepal's Pyramid International Laboratory/ Observatory was the world's highest laboratory un...
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PERSPECTIVE: Beyond her work as a climate journalist and fact-checker, Purple Romero fights misinformation online with fanf...
Blowing Away the Ivy Narrative
Published on September 19, 2022 by Alex Ip
Nearly five years later, disaster struck Puerto Rico again: Hurricane Fiona made landfall earlier today and has cut off the entire island from power. From our archives, read how Hurricane Maria has changed Nicole E. Félix Vélez's life, and...
According to The Statesman Journal, 142,000 homes in Oregon's central Willamette Valley were knocked out of power February 2021 winter storm. Using data from PowerOutage.us, we were able to piece together the extent of the damage for the fi...