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.

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These Giant Dinosaurs Are Changing What We Know About Flight

Pterosaurs seem to have been much heavier than anyone realized.

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Microdosing LSD Is Safer Than Taking Antidepressants, Says Neurobiologist

The latest trend in self-medication might be legally risky but biologically tame.

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The Plan to Prove Microdosing Makes You Smarter

Amanda Feilding has been working towards this goal for half a century.

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Environmentalists Sue EPA's Scott Pruitt To Make Him Do His Job

He won't enforce anti-pollution rules unless a judge forces him.

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Geochemical Testing Shows This Dinosaur Was a Ginger

This is the best preserved armored dinosaur in the world.

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This Guy Spent 7,000 Hours Chiseling a Dinosaur From its Tomb

Alberta's famous nodosaur has just been named in his honor.

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People in These Regions Will Face 'Unsurvivable' Heat by 2100 

Humans can't live at wet-bulb temperatures of 95 degrees for long.

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Lab-Grown Mini Brains Illuminate How Our Minds Evolved

These organoids show us how embryonic brains stay balanced.

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Latest Ocean Garbage Patch Is Bigger Than Texas

New photos show an ocean rich with plastic, barren of life.

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Pot Dispensaries Fight Crime, New Study Reveals

Why every neighborhood should welcome stoner business.

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