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Eleanor Cummins

Eleanor Cummins is a writer focusing on the intersection of science and culture. Trained in medical anthropology at the University of Washington, she has conducted research on a variety of topics including scientific misconduct in the context of evolutionary theory and adolescent health in the digital age. Her free time has been dedicated almost exclusively to newsrooms, including work as a staff reporter for the Tri-City Herald and an editor at The Daily of UW.

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September 6, 2017

Garbage disposals could pave the way for a zero-waste future if we can get over our fear of clogs

June 18, 2017

Wind your way through the west on this atomic road trip

March 8, 2017

Community composters grapple with an endless supply of food scraps, but limited demand

February 20, 2017

This environmentally-inclined artist lets no wall go wasted

February 1, 2017

How your food scraps are transformed into super soil

January 18, 2017

Let it go… into the freezer

January 13, 2017

Donald Trump’s energy policy is unlikely to fix coal’s economic woes or public opinion problem.

January 11, 2017

Testing the Trash Queens' limits on personal sustainability

January 6, 2017

A video series you won’t want to throw away

November 18, 2016

On the activism behind “Almighty”

October 11, 2016

Disagreement over using nuclear power in Washington divides the state

September 24, 2016

What trees can tell us about nuclear disaster

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