Sebastián Rodríguez is an undergraduate in communications with a major in journalism at the Universidad de Costa Rica. He is a collaborator for the weekly journal "Semanario Universidad" in its climate change section, called "Ojo al Clima". He also contributes to the communications team at the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA). Sebastian loves writing about science and the environment because he sees information as one of the best tools to forge a sustainable future.
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By Sebastián Rodríguez SAN FRANCISCO—Science can bring us together in unexpected ways. Charles Darwin, for instance, figured out that we are all related to a common ancestor; James Watson and Francis Crick discovered that all organisms share the same genetic language, DNA. Today, a particle accelerator is playing the same role for scientists in the... Read More
By Sebastián Rodríguez SAN FRANCISCO—Since its discovery in 2013, CRISPR-Cas9 technology has allowed scientists to edit DNA in an unprecedented way. How should science writers approach covering CRISPR? At the World Conference of Science Journalists 2017, one senior journalist offered a clear reply: With healthy skepticism. “When did we think as science writers that our... Read More