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Professional Science Writers' Favorite Twitter Feeds (under 5,000 followers)

Updated: 2017-Aug-17 14:24 UTC. Listed feeds: 61. A feed's score is the percentage of Professional Science Writers on Twitter following it. Switch to collage. Remove 5,000-follower restriction. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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38.profile imagePaul Raeburn
@praeburn


Journalist. Author. Producer, Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast. Passionate about journalism. Excited about comedy.
New York, NY
paulraeburn.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
4,027 58.9%
63.profile imageAmos Zeeberg
@settostun


Freelance science and technology journalist. No job is too big; no fee is too big.
Tokyo
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
2,592 55.4%
72.profile imageCurtis Brainard
@CBrainard


@SciAm Digital Content Manager | President @WFSJ
New York
scientificamerican.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter until last tweet (2015-Aug-30)
3,354 53.0%
85.profile imageColin Schultz
@_ColinS_


News editor @HakaiMagazine. Pitch me a story: Someone doing something for a reason. Don't pitch me press releases. [email protected]
Toronto
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
4,940 50.6%
95.profile imageCharles Choi
@cqchoi


I write about what happens at the edge of the world as we know it -- the area lying between the unknown and the impossible.
sciwriter.us
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,585 49.4%
102.profile imagesimon frantz
@simon_frantz


Managing Editor, Features BBC.com. Formerly: @BBC_Future, @nobelprize, @NatRevDrugDisc. Views expressed are my own.
NYC
bbc.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,897 48.2%
106.profile imageAmanda Moon
@amsciam


Director of the Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux book imprint; Senior Editor, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
NYC
fsgbooks.com
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
4,369 47.6%
115.profile imageFred Guterl
@fredguterl


Journalist @NYTMag, former exec editor @sciam, ex @newsweek editor. Author, Fate of the Species
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
4,073 46.4%
118.profile imageSiri Carpenter
@SiriCarpenter


Freelance writer and editor, co-founder of @open_notebook, runner, bicyclist, reader, form-filler-outer.
Madison, Wisconsin
siricarpenter.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
2,439 45.8%
122.profile image(((Philip Yam)))
@philipyam


Science editor, writer. Editor-in-Chief, Simons Foundation & President, AAJA-NY. Former @SciAm managing editor. Book author. My views
New York
amzn.to/1lfZdoR
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
4,104 45.2%
123.profile imageTim De Chant
@tdechant


Science journalism for the public good at @NOVApbs and @PerSquareMile.
Cambridge, MA
pbs.org/nova/next
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
3,295 45.2%
127.profile imageRobin Marantz Henig
@robinhenig


Science journalist, immediate past prez of NASW @sciencewriters, co-author with my daughter @scootes of TWENTYSOMETHING bit.ly/YRkv3V
NYC
robinhenig.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,453 44.6%
133.profile imageAmy Maxmen
@amymaxmen


Journalist covering evolution, biotech and everything in between for Nature. Former freelancer at Newsweek, NY Times, Wired and other outlets. Views are my own.
East Bay/Cali
amymaxmen.com
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
3,826 44.0%
134.profile imageErik Vance
@erikvance


Easily distracted science writer. Writer of magazine stories and author of the book Suggestible You with National Geographic.
Mexico City
suggestibleyou.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
3,393 44.0%
135.profile imageCharles Seife
@cgseife


Journalist, author, NYU professor, debunker of 'alternative facts'
New York City
charlesseife.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
2,943 44.0%
138.profile imageSusannah Locke
@susannahlocke


Special projects editor @voxdotcom, formerly @PopSci, blogger of Star Trek haikus. [email protected]ox.com
susannahlocke.com
tnghaikus.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
4,051 43.5%
148.profile imageErin Podolak
@ErinPodolak


Science Writer for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Lehigh University and UW-Madison alum. Polar Bear enthusiast.
Boston, MA
erinpodolak.com
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,991 42.9%
157.profile imageCharlie Petit
@petitsciwrite


Founding writer for Knight Science Journalism Tracker, freelancer, ex-newspaperman, not too smart but interested in every direction.
Berkeley CA
ksjtracker.mit.edu
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
1,751 42.3%
161.profile imageJennifer Bogo
@jenbogo


Science journalist. Penguin enthusiast. Fan of Mars habitats but think Earth is worth saving. Deputy editor at @audubonmag. Formerly orbited @popsci @popmech.
New York
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
2,659 41.7%
166.profile imageClifton Wiens
@CliftonWiens


Then: Nat Geo. Now: Series on Mosley & fascists in post-WWII London & creator drama set in 1876 Wash DC (in development). Modern times, as it were.
Instagram clifton_wiens
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
3,936 41.1%
167.profile imageBrendan Borrell
@bborrell


Correspondent @outsidemagazine Also writing for Businessweek, Nature, National Geographic, etc.
Los Angeles, CA
brendanborrell.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
3,091 41.1%
178.profile imageDavid Harris
@physicsdavid


science+art+design+journalism+books+words (Editor of Journal of Brief Ideas. Previously editor of symmetry magazine, PNAS magazine section)
Brisbane, Australia
sciartica.net
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
4,040 40.5%
179.profile imageAnn Finkbeiner
@AnnFinkbeiner


Science writer whose current job is to write whatever I can get an assignment to write.
Baltimore
lastwordonnothing.com
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,052 40.5%
189.profile imageAnna Kuchment
@akuchment


The Dallas Morning News science writer, Scientific American editor, and author of The Forgotten Cure (Copernicus Books; 2012), about phages. Views are my own.
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
2,502 39.3%
190.profile imageCassandra Willyard
@cwillyard


Freelance science writer in Madison, WI. I love long walks, sunsets, and infectious diseases. The more neglected, the better.
Madison, WI
cassandrawillyard.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,248 39.3%
191.profile imageJamie Shreeve
@JamieShreeve


Deputy Editor in Chief, National Geographic
Washington DC and Bellport NY
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
1,660 39.3%
197.profile imageJennifer Frazer
@JenniferFrazer


Freelance science writer, blogger at The Artful Amoeba for Scientific American, Under-Loved Lifeform Enthusiast, and poker/prodder of misc. slimy things.
Colorado's Front Range
blogs.scientificamerican.com/artful-amoeba/
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,766 38.7%
203.profile imageDoug Main
@Douglas_Main


senior writer @Newsweek. i cover science & things wild/extraordinary & little-known. i like ampersands. douglasmain @ gmail
New York, NY
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
4,523 38.1%
204.profile imageEli Kintisch
@elikint


Correspondent, Science mag. Author, Hack the Planet. RT =/= endorsement
Washington, DC
elikintisch.contently.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
3,490 38.1%
205.profile imageJohn Matson
@jmtsn


words about code @datadoghq
Nevada City, CA
matson.xyz
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
2,428 38.1%
206.profile imageDavid Corcoran
@dacorc


Associate director
[email protected]
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
2,195 38.1%
209.profile imageBrian Mossop
@bmossop


Account Director at Republic Publishing. @wired alum. Former neuroscientist. I love data.
San Francisco, CA
brianmossop.com/clips
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
4,777 37.5%
210.profile imageRebecca Boyle 🌌
@rboyle31


Freelance writer @TheAtlantic @newscientist @FiveThirtyEight @PopSci @aeonmag etc. Chronicler of night & its inhabitants. Martian. #eclipse2017 correspondent.
Saint Louis, MO
rebecca-boyle.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
2,933 37.5%
211.profile imageJessica Morrison
@ihearttheroad


phd / experiments / type a / ex-reporter / boxing yogi / southern af / @fillerwriter fangirl / more tk
Washington, DC
ihearttheroad.github.io
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
2,434 37.5%
212.profile imageapoorva mandavilli
@apoorva_nyc


award-winning science journalist, founding editor and EIC of @Spectrum, co-founder of @CultureDish, former NYU adjunct faculty, travel enthusiast, Mom

8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,078 37.5%
223.profile imageMary Carmichael
@mary_carmichael


Journalist turned catalyst, working at @broadinstitute to spur the use of human genomics in medicine. Rationally exuberant. Ex- @Newsweek @BostonGlobe @KSJatMIT
Boston, MA
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
4,261 36.3%
224.profile imageVeronique Greenwood
@vero_greenwood


Odds and ends, bric-a-brac, scientific paraphernalia. Writer for BBC Future, The New York Times Magazine, and others.
The Pearl River Delta
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
2,824 36.3%
231.profile imageMike Lemonick
@MLemonick


I'm the Opinion Editor for Scientific American. I also write books
Princeton, NJ
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
2,463 35.7%
239.profile imageJennifer Welsh
@MicrobeLover


Editor in chief @wonderhowto. Strange and Snarky. Good-weird. I love: cats, science, curly hair, red lipstick, and feminists. Formerly: @techinsider @bi_science
New York, NY
facebook.com/JenniferCWelsh
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
4,815 35.1%
240.profile imageLiza Gross
@lizabio


Journalist covering #health & #environment. Editor, PLOS Biology. Facts matter. Science is real. #FERN Send tips: [email protected]
San Francisco
lizagross.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
3,999 35.1%
241.profile imageJeremy Hsu
@jeremyhsu


Science journalist in NYC. Backchannel, Discover Magazine, IEEE Spectrum, Scientific American, Wired.com. Future Talk anchor.fm/s/a0c56c
New York, NY
sciencehsu.com
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
3,574 35.1%
242.profile imageMichael Balter
@mbalter


Writer for SciAm/SAPIENS/The Verge covers anthropology/mental health/sexual harassment. Former NYU journo prof.
Paris, New York and Santa Fe
michaelbalter.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
3,414 35.1%
243.profile imageHelen Pearson
@hcpearson


Chief Magazine Editor for Nature magazine, reporter, writer, mum of 3 boys. Author of book The Life Project, published 2016.
London
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,845 35.1%
244.profile imageElizabeth Preston
@Inkfish


Freelance science writer and blogger for @DiscoverMag @TheAtlantic @statnews and others. Former editor of MUSE magazine for kids. Aspiring cephalopod.
Boston-ish
elizabethgpreston.com
6 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
2,840 35.1%
245.profile imageKendra Snyder
@kendrasnyder


Science publicist for @AMNH and aspiring novelist. Views expressed here are my own.
New York, NY
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
1,576 35.1%
256.profile imageDavid Despain
@daviddespain


Science and health writer -- nutrition, exercise, fitness, food, nature, wildlife, the outdoors. Opinions are fault of microbes or gluten.
Gilbert, AZ
daviddespain.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
3,784 34.5%
257.profile imageMollie Bloudoff-Inde
@mbloudoff


Freelance journalist. Science aficionado. Antarctica traveler. @Columbiajourn @UCberkeley @UniofOxford Loves em dashes, '80s music y la selva [email protected]
Washington, DC
mbloudoff.com
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
3,069 34.5%
258.profile imageFrancie Diep
@franciediep


Science journalist, staff writer @PacificStand, appreciator of prose in all forms
Santa Barbara, CA
franciediep.com
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
2,810 34.5%
259.profile imageMarissa Fessenden
@marisfessenden


Science journalist & illustrator. πŸ’–s the πŸ”οΈ Seen at @smithsonianmag, @sciam, @spectrum, @naturenews & elsewhere. #queer, #scienceart
Bozeman, MT
marissafessenden.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
2,379 34.5%
260.profile imageVictoria Jaggard
@vmjaggard99


Senior science editor @NatGeo. Space fan, gaming geek, goth fashionista, Navy brat. Pitch me: victoria dot jaggard at natgeo dot com
Washington, DC
nationalgeographic.com/latest-stories/
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
2,187 34.5%
269.profile imagePeter Edmonds
@PeterDEdmonds


Work in astronomy publicity after surviving an astrophysics PhD & postdocs. Interested in science & scicomm. Opinions are mine & RTs aren't always endorsements.
peterdedmonds.blogspot.com
5 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
3,994 33.9%
270.profile imageSophie Bushwick
@sophiebushwick


Science writer, podcast & video producer, hot sauce taste-tester. Also Senior Editor at @PopSci
New York, NY
popsci.com/sophiebushwick
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
2,884 33.9%
271.profile imageRobert Irion
@RobertIrion


Director, Science Communication Program, UC Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz, CA
scicom.ucsc.edu
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
1,475 33.9%
277.profile imageSarah Webb
@sarahwebb


Writer, Editor, PhD chemist, Science cafe organizer, Potter, Contributor to The Science Writers' Handbook: pitchpublishprosper.com
Chattanooga, TN
sarahannewebb.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
3,239 33.3%
278.profile imageRoxanne Khamsi
@rkhamsi


journalist and biology sleuth | writing in @NYTMag @SciAm @Slate @Newsweek & more | chief news editor at @NatureMedicine | lecturer at @stonybrooku
New York
roxannekhamsi.com
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
2,531 33.3%
279.profile imagePaul Raeburn-Tracker
@RaeburnTracker


Tracking medical journalism.
Manhattan, NY
ksjtracker.mit.edu/first-level-li…
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter until last tweet (2016-Jun-17)
2,267 33.3%
291.profile imageSarah Zielinski
@SarahZielinski


Managing editor, Science News for Students. Wild Things blogger at Science News.
Washington, DC
sarahzielinski.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
4,043 32.7%
292.profile imagekeith kloor
@keithkloor


freelance journalist, hockey dad, urban dweller, arc of history watcher
New York City
keithkloor.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,831 32.7%
298.profile imageMark Changizi
@MarkChangizi


Theoretical neurobiologist, changizi.com . Co-founder, o2amp.com . Director of Human Cognition, 2ai.org
Columbus, OH and St Thomas, VI
changizi.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
4,206 32.1%
299.profile imageRuth Francis
@Roobina


Communications Director at @F1000 Tweets are my own opinion.
London, England
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,068 32.1%
300.profile imageGeorge Johnson
@byGeorgeJohnson


Two time winner of the AAAS Science Journalism Prize for my work in @nytimes. Author of Fire in the Mind, The Cancer Chronicles and seven other books.
Santa Fe
talaya.net
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,534 32.1%