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Selected writings

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About the blog

Who writes this stuff?

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What can I expect to read here?

Science stories from a Canadian perspective. Most of what you’ll find here relates to new discoveries in chemistry, biology, astronomy, geology,  psychology and more. Occasionally, I will depart from straight news to give …

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Tyler Irving

About the blogger

Who are you?

My name is Tyler Irving and I love science. I am addicted to what Richard Feynman called “the pleasure of finding things out.” For me, the only thing better than learning something new is the experience of sharing that joyful feeling of discovery with someone else. My ongoing effort to …

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Selected work

Here are just a few of the things I have written or produced recently. Apart from these, my blog is a pretty good indication of what my writing is like.

Let them eat dirt — Profile of UBC microbiologist B. Brett Finlay (Innovation.ca, February 13, 2017)

Solving a 150-Year-Old Fossil Mystery From the …

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In addition to the skills mentioned above, I have over two decades of experience as a bagpipe for hire.

Hire me

Here are some of the services I provide on a freelance basis:

Writing and editing

Do you need someone to translate technical information into engaging content for your company or institutional website? Are you creating a science-based report and looking to make it resonate with your target audience? Do you want someone to edit or proofread …

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