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Katie L. Burke

Biography

Katie Burke received her Ph.D. in Biology (Ecology & Evolution) from University of Virginia in 2011. She studied conservation biology, focusing on disease ecology of American chestnut and chestnut blight. She has a strong interest in American forest history, in addition to her passion for effective science communication and citizen science research across a broad swath of biological subjects. She blogs about ecology at The UnderStory.


By this author :

Blog

Stop Using the Word Pseudoscience

Debriefing the EuroScience Open Forum 2016

Audio: Moving Forward After Flint

When and Why Organisms Help One Another

Searching for the Chemical Origins of Life

The Social Organization of Innovative Scientific Groups

Dance: It's Only Human

Color Selections: With Penguins, It's Not All Black and White

The Arctic's Melting Ice

Overcoming Barriers to Diversity in Science

Our Favorite DIY Science-Themed Halloween Costumes

Slideshow: Where the Xingu Bends and Will Soon Break

Audio Exclusive: An Interview with Fracking Expert Avner Vengosh

12 Tips for Scientists Writing for the General Public

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters: The Brain During Depression

Thanks for the Mitochondria, Mom!

From the Archives: Scientists’ Conversations About Rachel Carson and DDT, 1944 to Today

“Fascinating, Jim”: 9 Movies for a SciFi Icon’s Birthday

Macroscope, Rebooted

8 Myths About Public Understanding of Science

Book Review

One Singular Sensation

Mistrust, Metaphor, and Medicine

The World's Survivors

Sex, Lies, and Misconceptions

What Makes a Good Scientist?

Time to Evolve

Ecological Dependency

Multimedia

Audio: Dance -- It's Only Human

Slideshow: Where the Xingu Bends and Will Soon Break

Moving Science Towards Open Access

What's Not to Like About Butterflies?

And Then They Were Gone: Egypt’s Disappearing Wildlife

Exploring Beneath a Painting's Surface

From Biology to Military History: Patterns in Animal Weaponry

Science Hangout: Why is Clownfish Behavior in Finding Nemo Misleading?

Nanoview

Craniate Obsession

At the Heart of Pine

Dreamland

Pizza Lunch Podcasts

Audio Exclusive: An Interview with Fracking Expert Avner Vengosh

The Heart’s New Beat: Evolution

The Promise and Peril of Drones

Compounds Treat Substance Abuse and Parkinson's Disease

Through the Theoretical Glass

Preventing Spread of an Avian Influenza Strain as an Army Veterinarian

Ultrafast Animals: Mantis Shrimp and Trap-Jaw Ants

Redesigning the Human Genome with DNA-Binding Proteins

Uncovering the Complexity of Bartonellosis

Rolling the Dice on Big Data

What Is Intelligence?

Profile

Behind the Scenes of Foldit, Pioneering Science Gamification

Science Observer

Extinction Spillover

In the News

In the News

In the News

Probiotics for Frogs

In the News

The Beetle Breaking Point

In the News

In the News

Interface Facts

In the News

Spotlight

Briefings

Briefings

Briefings

Flint Water Crisis Yields Hard Lessons in Science and Ethics

Moving Forward After Flint

Briefings

Briefings

Briefings

Briefings

Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Quality

Interview With a Gene Editor

Briefings

The Challenge of Restoring Biodiversity's Outer Edge

Briefings

New Disease Emerges as Threat to Salamanders

Briefings

Agriculture Is Reshaping the Avian Tree of Life

First Person: Joan Strassmann

Briefings

Briefings

The Race to Stop a Citrus Plague

Briefings

Briefings

A Safety Net for Scientific Data

In the News


 

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