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Sarah DeWeerdt

Contributing writer

Sarah DeWeerdt is a Seattle-based freelance science writer specializing in biology, medicine and the environment. Her work has appeared in publications including Nature, Newsweek, Conservation and Nautilus. She has been a regular contributor to The Transmitter since 2010, writing conference reports, news and Deep Dive articles.

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Making cancer nervous

By Sarah DeWeerdt
13 November 2023 | 22 min read

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