The Best Australian Science Writing 2014

The Best Australian Science Writing 2014 edited by Griffith REVIEW contributor, Ashley Hay, features two essays from Now We Are Ten: ‘Weather and mind games’ by Tom Griffiths and ‘Promise or peril’ by Leah Kaminsky which was also featured on ABC TV’s Australian Story. Read them online to find out why they are they are considered the best!

If you’re in Brisbane, get along to the launch of the annual collection celebrating the finest Australian science writing of the year with editor, Ashley Hay, and contributors Ian Lowe, Peter McAllister and John Cook in conversation with the president of the Australian Science Communicators, Joan Leach. Why are Sydney’s golden orb weaver spiders getting fatter and fitter? Could sociology explain the recent upsurge in prostate cancer diagnoses? Why were Darwinites craving a good storm during ‘The Angry Summer’? Is it true that tuberculosis has become deadlier over time? And are jellyfish really taking over the world?