Professional Science Writers' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2017-Apr-27 12:49 UTC. Listed tweets: 20. Based on tweets of Professional Science Writers on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Links in tweets originated by professional science writers in the past 14 days, ordered by retweets-per-follower averaged over each tweet of the link. Below, each link is presented in the context of the particular tweet with the highest retweets per follower.

1. One retweet per 7 followers (average):

Amazing images of a fetal lamb after growing for 4 weeks in an artificial womb https://t.co/aI0qTpNdKi pic.twitter.com/YkI6mHkAuY

— Rowan Hooper (@rowhoop) April 25, 2017

2. One retweet per 29 followers (average):

This artificial womb grew baby lambs — and may one day be used for humans https://t.co/VUcIaFJdZr pic.twitter.com/RuBu28C8uw

— łopatologia (@mslopatto) April 25, 2017

3. One retweet per 74 followers (average):

New study claims humans reached the Americas 130,000 yrs ago. None of the 7 archaeologists I consulted are buying it https://t.co/EUbtzNyKMu

— Kate Wong (@katewong) April 26, 2017

4. One retweet per 86 followers (average):

Charming because Pythons; but also an insightful description of the unique problems of frontotemporal dementia #FTD https://t.co/fA10EQJhur

— John McQuaid (@johnmcquaid) April 16, 2017

5. One retweet per 95 followers (average):

Just 19 Perfectly British Signs From The March For Science https://t.co/ZIro0PjJUg

— kelly oakes (@kahoakes) April 22, 2017

6. One retweet per 129 followers (average):

A yogurt company is suing Alex Jones https://t.co/VZMUy3D86S

— łopatologia (@mslopatto) April 24, 2017

7. One retweet per 141 followers (average):

Crowd reported at 15,000 #ScienceMarch SFhttps://t.co/w2jPgxDv5v

— Peter Aldhous (@paldhous) April 22, 2017

8. One retweet per 147 followers (average):

Why #MarchForScience? "There is no Planet B.” @JoelAchenbach @bbguari @SarahKaplan48 #ScienceMarch https://t.co/1qydoL8e56

— Laura Helmuth (@laurahelmuth) April 22, 2017

9. One retweet per 153 followers (average):

The Invention of Bow and Arrow Hunting is at Least 65,000 Years Old https://t.co/QPdMtkTjgd pic.twitter.com/zUTigmTZQU

— Kris Hirst (@archaeology) April 13, 2017

10. One retweet per 160 followers (average):

Cómo usar CRISPR contra infecciones resistentes? via @techreview https://t.co/ANjpgw6se8 pic.twitter.com/JrcMHuoCpt

— Luis Quevedo (@luis_quevedo) April 17, 2017

11. One retweet per 163 followers (average):

JOB! Climate reporter at the BuzzFeed News science desk https://t.co/te2fuDl5xA 🌎🌤️

Come work with meeeeee

— Nidhi Subbaraman (@NidhiSubs) April 14, 2017

12. One retweet per 163 followers (average):

Scientists say they were pushed into defending science at #sciencemarchdc https://t.co/mhgavdbNdq Here's @MichaelEMann comment: pic.twitter.com/YPbew7gVai

— seth borenstein (@borenbears) April 22, 2017

13. One retweet per 171 followers (average):

Welp. It's official: states can deprive Planned Parenthood of federal funds. Signing was closed to press. @Eilperin https://t.co/dUYjzsO75c

— Laura Helmuth (@laurahelmuth) April 13, 2017

14. One retweet per 184 followers (average):

para los enamorados del 🌎 q quieren aprender + de él a través de la más bella herramienta: la ciencia @metodopodcast https://t.co/FLIv7Ot9JZ

— Luis Quevedo (@luis_quevedo) April 25, 2017

15. One retweet per 202 followers (average):

Moved by the story of #HenriettaLacks? Share/Donate: Henrietta Lacks Foundation, which helps members of @LacksFamily https://t.co/YC1bbxy1lQ

— Rebecca Skloot (@RebeccaSkloot) April 23, 2017

16. One retweet per 210 followers (average):

Right-wing autocrats and Islamic extremists in a symbiotic dance. They rely on each other utterly. https://t.co/YEK1rZ7jv5

— James Gleick (@JamesGleick) April 21, 2017

17. One retweet per 225 followers (average):

NASA finds more evidence that the ocean on Enceladus could support alien life https://t.co/ny7WuEiD9u pic.twitter.com/KuamT3xNWC

— Loren Grush (@lorengrush) April 13, 2017

18. One retweet per 232 followers (average):

Friday to be "Britain’s first working day without coal power generation since the industrial revolution" https://t.co/tGZLmyfd9x

— Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@ArielleDRoss) April 21, 2017

19. One retweet per 232 followers (average):

📢 Reminder! The deadline to apply for one of @ProPublica’s 12 diversity scholarships is April 30th. https://t.co/D1iyzIXVCt

— Lena Groeger (@lenagroeger) April 26, 2017

20. One retweet per 242 followers (average):

Why understanding evolution is key to fighting cancer. Great piece by @edyong209 https://t.co/KUwTqLW9Ik

— Christie Aschwanden (@cragcrest) April 26, 2017