Amanda HeidtInvertebrate Zoology MS Student and Science Communicator
(MLML’s The Drop-In, October 31, 2018)I wrote a piece for our student-run blog detailing my experiences during my summer Science Communication fellowship with KQED. Enjoy this behind-the-scenes look into the process.
(KQED Deep Look, October 9, 2018)
Their skeletons are prized by beachcombers, but sand dollars look way different in their lives beneath the waves. See accompanying writeup here and a special behind the scenes making-of piece here.
(KQED Science News, September 19, 2018)
As California begins handing out $2.5 billion in state funds for several new water management projects, the risk of groundwater contamination may be increasing.
(KQED Deep Look, August 28, 2018)
Nudibranchs may look cute, squishy and defenseless ... but watch out. These brightly-colored sea slugs aren't above stealing weapons from their prey. See accompanying writeup here.
(KQED Science News, August 15, 2018)Bird populations in the Mojave are plummeting for lack of water, in an imbalance driven by climate change. See accompanying radio piece here.