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Elizabeth Thomson
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Wonderful story about a long-time science writer
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I thoroughly enjoyed this story about David Perlman, the science editor at the San Francisco Chronicle. I thought members of this group might enjoy it, too.…Continue

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science, agriculture, health, water, energy, climate change, sustainable development, biotechnology, engineering, policy
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I have been a science writer at MIT for over 20 years, most of that time at the MIT News Office where I worked to share the Institute's amazing research results with media around the world. I am now in a different office, but still write often about MIT research.

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At 13:22 on February 20, 2013, Richa Malhotra said…

Hi Elizabeth,

Glad to be connected. Shame, I didn't see your message earlier; it was pending approval (I need to change the page settings). 

The experience of interviewing both Levenson and Kanigel was excellent. Thank you so much for your wishes!


At 21:27 on January 6, 2012, Haileyesus Worku said…
T0x 4 yr wish
At 6:21 on August 29, 2011, Sanjoy chaki said…
hi you climate change issue of Bangladesh ?
At 15:43 on April 25, 2011, Mohammed Ellatifi said…

Hi Elizabeth!

Nice to welcome your friendship again. It's really amazing that you became a star science writer of novels!  Do you know Edgar Poe?  Is it the same model, applied to science?

Did you write someting abour forests,


Warmes regards




At 20:36 on March 11, 2011, Mohammed Ellatifi said…

Hi Elizabeth!

How are you doing?  Nice to welcome you as a distinguished friend.

I graduate as an engineer from the French Institute on Waters, Forests, Environment and Rural Engineering (Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural des Eaux et Forêts: ENGREF), in Paris.

I worked as Senior Forester with the Moroccan Governmental Department of Forestry, and was a United Nations Civil Servant (International Forestry Expert), with FAO, in different countries.

Please refer to:

What about you?


Looking forward to hearing from you



Casablanca, Morocco


At 18:50 on November 3, 2010, T V Jayan said…
I am on the right...the other one is my nephew :)
At 11:07 on November 3, 2010, T V Jayan said…
Hi Elizabeth,

Nice to see you here...




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