Table of contents for A Field guide for science writers / edited by Deborah Blum, Mary Knudson, Robin Marantz Henig.

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Foreword, Timothy Ferris 
Editors' Note 
Part One: Learning the Craft 
Introduction, Mary Knudson 
1. Finding Story Ideas and Sources, Philip M. Yam
2. Reporting From Science Journals, Tom Siegfried 
3. Understanding and Using Statistics, Lewis Cope
4. Writing Well About Science: Techniques From Teachers of Science Writing 
5. Taking Your Story to the Next Level, Nancy Shute 
6. Finding a Voice and a Style, David Everett 
Part Two: Choosing Your Market 
Introduction, Carey Goldberg 
7. Small Newspapers, Ron Seely 
8. Large Newspapers, Robert Lee Hotz
9. Popular Magazines, Janice Hopkins Tanne 
10. Trade and Science Journals, Colin Norman 
11. Broadcast Science Journalism, Joe Palca 
12. Freelance Writing, Kathryn Brown 
13. Science Books, Carl Zimmer 
14. Popular Audiences on the Web, Alan Boyle 
15. Science Audiences on the Web, Tabitha Powledge 
16. Science Editing, Mariette DiChristina
Part Three: Varying Your Writing Style 
Introduction, Robin Marantz Henig 
17. Deadline Writing, Gareth Cook 
18. Investigative Reporting, Antonio Regalado 
19. Gee Whiz Science Writing, Robert Kunzig 
20. Explanatory Writing, George Johnson 
21. Narrative Writing, James Shreeve 
22. The Science Essay, Robert Kanigel 
Part Four: Covering Stories in the Life Sciences 
Introduction, Deborah Blum 
23. Medicine, Shannon Brownlee 
24. Infectious Diseases, Marilyn Chase 
25. Nutrition, Sally Squires 
26. Mental Health, Paul Raeburn 
27. The Biology of Behavior, Kevin Begos 
28. Human Genetics, Antonio Regalado 
29. Cloning and Stem Cell Research, Stephen S. Hall 
Part Five: Covering Stories in the Physical and Environmental Sciences 
Introduction, Deborah Blum 
30. Technology and Engineering, Kenneth Chang 
31. Space Science, Michael D. Lemonick 
32. The Environment, Andrew C. Revkin 
33. Nature, McKay Jenkins 
34. Earth Sciences, Glennda Chui 
35. Climate, Usha Lee McFarling 
36. Risk Reporting, Cristine Russell 
Part Six: Communicating Science From Institutions 
Taking a Different Path-Journalists and Public Information Officers: Similarities and 
Differences, The Editors
Introduction, John D. Toon 
37. Universities, Earle Holland 
38. Institutional Communications During Crisis, Joann Ellison Rodgers
39. Government Agencies, Colleen Henrichsen 
40. Nonprofits, Frank Blanchard 
41. Museums, Mary Miller 
42. Corporate Public Relations, Marion Glick 
Epilogue, James Gleick 

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Technical writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.