Roberta Kwok is an award-winning freelance science journalist who has contributed to Nature, NewYorker.com, New Scientist, Aeon, Salon.com, Audubon, Science News, and U.S. News & World Report. She also provides writing and editing services to universities, research institutions, and medical centers. Roberta earned a B.Sc. in biology from Stanford University, an M.F.A. in creative writing from Indiana University Bloomington, and a graduate certificate in science communication from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She lives in the Seattle area.
A citizen science project aims to transcribe thousands of pages of 16th- and 17th-century manuscripts.
Image credits: Roberta Kwok; Þjóðminjasafn Íslands/National Museum of Iceland; Adrian Davis; Monroe County Public Library; CRI Paris, Université Paris Descartes; Folger Shakespeare Library; Zárybnická, M. et al. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7, 483-492 (2016)