Jacqueline Ronson

Jacqueline Ronson is a science writer based on Vancouver Island, Canada. Before that she lived way up in Whitehorse, where she reported for the Yukon News. These days she likes to talk to smart people about the future of the planet, ride her bicycle, play her banjo, and frolic.
Science
Rising Sea Levels Could Unlock the Seastead Era
Jacqueline Ronson
Crisis is opportunity.
Science
Pterosaurs Are Changing What We Know About Flight
Jacqueline Ronson
Pterosaurs seem to have been much heavier than anyone realized.
Science
What Actually Happens In Your Body When You Get the 'Meat Sweats'
Jacqueline Ronson
Carnivory is exhausting.
Science
Where to See the Next U.S. Total Solar Eclipse in 2024
Jacqueline Ronson
It's good news for Texas and New England.
Science
The Dino-Killing Asteroid Caused 2 Years of Frozen Darkness
Jacqueline Ronson
It was a dark time to be alive.
Science
Can You Watch the Eclipse Through Your Phone? Here Are the Risks
Jacqueline Ronson
It's not totally safe.
Science
Giant Larvaceans Could Help Clean Up the Great Garbage Patch Mess
Jacqueline Ronson
They're cleaning up our mess.
Science
Microdosing LSD Is Safer Than Taking Antidepressants, Says Neurobiologist
Jacqueline Ronson
The latest trend in self-medication might be legally risky but biologically tame.
Mind and Body
Does LSD Microdosing Make You Smarter? This Study Will Find Out
Jacqueline Ronson
Amanda Feilding has been working towards this goal for half a century.
Science
NRDC Sues EPA Over Landfill Pollution Rules
Jacqueline Ronson
He won't enforce anti-pollution rules unless a judge forces him.
Science
Oklahoma Can Blame the Oil and Gas Industries for Earthquake Spike
Jacqueline Ronson
A different industry is at fault.
Science
Alberta's Famous Nodosaur Was a Redhead, Groundbreaking Study Shows
Jacqueline Ronson
This is the best preserved armored dinosaur in the world.
Science
Alberta's Famous Nodosaur Finally Has a Name
Jacqueline Ronson
Alberta's famous nodosaur has just been named in his honor.
Science
Climate Change Will Push These Regions to Unsurvivable Humid Heat
Jacqueline Ronson
Humans can't live at wet-bulb temperatures of 95 degrees for long.
Science
Infant Brains Are Programmed to React to the Birth of a Sibling
Jacqueline Ronson
Most of us broker a fragile peace.
Science
Ancient DNA Reveals Iberian Resistance to Indo-European Invasions
Jacqueline Ronson
The story of humans is the story of migration.
Science
Scientists Grow Mini Brain Organoids From Stem Cells
Jacqueline Ronson
These organoids show us how embryonic brains stay balanced.
Science
South Pacific Garbage Patch Has Lots of Plastic, No Fish
Jacqueline Ronson
New photos show an ocean rich with plastic, barren of life.
Science
Marijuana Dispensaries Make Neighborhoods Safer, Study Finds
Jacqueline Ronson
Why every neighborhood should welcome stoner business.
Science
Maps Show Where Larsen C Iceberg Will Go Next
Jacqueline Ronson
It has a very long journey ahead.