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Science writer at The Atlantic. Author of I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, a New York Times bestseller. Married to Liz Neeley. https://t.co/m7u0yzBAFz (he/him)

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I'm not an expert on politics but I am an expert on thinking about the future and here's what I'll say: Giving up i… https://t.co/xgCJWQXnFY
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9/19
2020
The Atlantic's @jameshamblin calls this "the most salient warning" from Fauci in the pandemic so far: “We must, ove… https://t.co/CFgNZP6FFd
Retweeted by Ed Yong.@oliviatroye is the first White House staffer from the coronavirus task force to go public with her fears about th… https://t.co/MrRoA94fT7
Retweeted by Ed Yong @doingitwrong Absolutely. I think the *pace* of the pandemic makes these problems more evident in a way they might… https://t.co/PS3Ugus0xYIt is tempting to see @edyong209's list of epistemic errors in the pandemic response as emblematic of countless oth… https://t.co/RRVWTPb7o2
Retweeted by Ed YongRose's work--her analysis of the future that's rooted in history & sociology, her commitment to inclusivity, her sh… https://t.co/0EC9jSlcmm“Florida wildlife officials allege that the animals... are being poached from people’s backyards and funneled into… https://t.co/A3uQDIZb3f
9/18
2020
This is a really thoughtful, interesting article from @edyong209 about the psychological traps that keep people in… https://t.co/y0am5fS8rT
Retweeted by Ed YongI talked to @Astro_Flow, @Divya_M_P, @RocketToLulu, John Herrington, and others about the way we talk about space t… https://t.co/h7hkCvQ0Rw
Retweeted by Ed YongYAY! So proud of Rose. Realling looking forward to this book https://t.co/DnrVYIhDWrHELLO please gaze upon this amazing cover by @Lubchansky and know that inside is even more amazing amazing stuff!… https://t.co/7fU11plcYA
Retweeted by Ed YongLove this show. Maddie's a fantastic interviewer, and her team puts out so much great and inclusive work on an almo… https://t.co/ASRSkv6VTxIf you want to read more about this, check out Ed's entire piece here: https://t.co/xZWIw52mZ3
Retweeted by Ed YongToday on #NPRShortWave we talk to @edyong209 about the conceptual mistakes we've been making during the pandemic. H… https://t.co/GWFuDt4DoC
Retweeted by Ed YongGood morning. That coffee you’re drinking right now: It might not be around long. A plant fungus called rust is des… https://t.co/CqNME69DRE
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Retweeted by Ed Yong @ReadMoreScience Omg!
9/17
2020
@JeffreyGoldberg @ratemyskyperoom Jeff what have you done
9/16
2020
Many of you probably know this already. The rest of y'all should start bracing for it. https://t.co/LMQK1wXuJN
Retweeted by Ed YongI’ve thought about this every day since @yayitsrob told me about it. (Also if you read this you will never think ab… https://t.co/2WXLEHp6Vi
Retweeted by Ed YongToday @TheAtlantic and @simonschuster released "The American Crisis," an urgent look at a country in chaos, drawn f… https://t.co/jTbqnupNya
Retweeted by Ed YongIn my first article for @FiveThirtyEight I discuss some of the ethical, methodological, economic, and political fac… https://t.co/nacIuLHa6K
Retweeted by Ed YongMagical thinking comes in many forms. My opinion piece on exceptionalism and national responses to COVID-19 https://t.co/FJQKrmMVlV
Retweeted by Ed YongRead @JamesFallows on certain members of the press. "They’re behaving like Mueller, wanting to be sure they observe… https://t.co/QzAH1EfmTf
Retweeted by Ed Yong @AdamHSays @NAFellows YESSSSSS!The esteemable @tressiemcphd called it "the Nickel and Dimed of this generation"; @ezraklein says it's "essential t… https://t.co/FAIcNdOYgd
Retweeted by Ed YongMy book on millennial burnout comes out next week and please forgive this thread of promotion to try and convince y… https://t.co/ek61lIt8bh
Retweeted by Ed Yong @CarolineYLChen Yes Caroline!! Congrats!!!
9/15
2020
ICYMI: There is a higher prevalence of COVID-19 risk factors in historically “redlined’ neighborhoods. Housing, eco… https://t.co/kPTIHVgHWu
Retweeted by Ed YongLove @marinakoren’s nuanced and careful approach to big stories like this. https://t.co/OEnJLvsvjCThe phosphine in Venus's atmosphere *could* indicate life, or it could mean a chemical process we haven’t seen befo… https://t.co/wtTnf4B33z
Retweeted by Ed Yong @HelenBranswell @nataliexdean @svscarpino @nytopinion the same mistakes. We keep repeatingWe are all living in a cloud of uncertainty right now, and I asked a bunch of experts for advice on how to cope, fo… https://t.co/1NuZhCJMiM
Retweeted by Ed YongIn his first interview, Alex Vindman tells me that Trump is Putin's "useful idiot." "In the Army, we call this ‘f… https://t.co/RBoQvTTqK3
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9/14
2020
True. But some data provide *leading* indicators while others are trailing indicators. Testing for prevalence of th… https://t.co/alaj8sfc3h
Retweeted by Ed YongI screamed & cried (literally) when I heard this news while driving through smoke with <.5 mile visibility to help… https://t.co/3dFjg1Emfa
Retweeted by Ed YongI wrote about what Trump told Bob Woodward, and the whistleblower allegations that @DHSgov deliberately downplayed… https://t.co/rxfpE2fgBE
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9/13
2020
"The country is now trapped in an intuition nightmare: Like the spiraling ants, Americans are walled in by their ow… https://t.co/0MSH8I8lKX
Retweeted by Ed YongThe most resonant line of many in @edyong209's latest on America's recurring #covid19 failure is from biostats expe… https://t.co/jku5zSMlay
Retweeted by Ed YongEXCLUSIVE: Trump appointees interfered with CDC’s weekly reports on Covid-19 — and even tried to halt the reports a… https://t.co/63M8HZ2vE4
Retweeted by Ed Yong @rebeccagiggs Yes, Rebecca! Rake in those plaudits; you so deserve them!'Fathoms' "widens the aperture of our attention with a literary style so stunning that the reader may forget to bli… https://t.co/tc5IPmBYJd
Retweeted by Ed Yong @robingnelson @MichelleAKline Yeah you are. @Millicentsomer Every piece, mate. You always deliver.
9/12
2020
This is a special call for those who've already recovered from #COVID19. In order to better understand #LONGCOVID,… https://t.co/vwGrv40Uyn
Retweeted by Ed YongWe need to talk about #LongCovid. Many who had #COVID19 continue to experience complications long after their init… https://t.co/Mw2DK131hQ
Retweeted by Ed YongThe good thing about having your airpods die in the middle of the first question of a live TV interview is that no… https://t.co/7UUrxmwAdT💯 this: countries' decisions on covid19 vaccines "will not only determine how fast the world comes out of the crisi… https://t.co/azPWWK9L6E
Retweeted by Ed Yong🚨New story alert🚨 The 9-11 attacks 19 years ago changed privacy as we know it in the US. Fast forward all this tim… https://t.co/1rqidGHaV0
Retweeted by Ed Yong @rebel19 Beautiful cover! Congrats!💯👉🏼"The next time you compare different outbreaks and start wondering or worrying about the variations, assume firs… https://t.co/OT6FH392T6More than 200k Americans have died of covid - about 70 9/11s, with no end in sight. Indeed, things are getting wor… https://t.co/96n3o0aWVS
Retweeted by Ed YongLili's very good. https://t.co/NPpCAQs38Z"striving for objectivity has actually hindered us from adequately covering truth, giving context and achieving equ… https://t.co/eFRl2OQckG
Retweeted by Ed YongTHREAD: I've been talking to the climate and fire scientists who know better than anyone about what's happening on… https://t.co/ljvwJ9iniF
Retweeted by Ed Yong#Kindred Q&A thread! What is it? A definitive, 21st C book on Neanderthals. Is it academic? Stuffed with fascin… https://t.co/TESqhlsPNx
Retweeted by Ed YongSuch an excellent @nicolesjchung piece on what education for children with disabilities is going to look like this… https://t.co/XTwpkdWQm3
Retweeted by Ed YongThis is a great piece and thread. https://t.co/IC8yujdck2Many Americans trusted intuition to help guide them through this disaster, but it has led us astray. @edyong209 det… https://t.co/AV2vPNrgMx
Retweeted by Ed Yong“There is no such thing as an unfiltered image, just differently filtered ones” captures everything I’ve been think… https://t.co/cRmKVMxhqd
Retweeted by Ed Yong @sina_lana There are specific trail pheromones used when foraging. Ant pheromone use is exquisitely varied and tailored
9/11
2020
Hey remember COVID models? What are they up to these days? https://t.co/oazZ1zMExA
Retweeted by Ed Yong @GeeDee215 @Grace_Segers Ordered it on delivery last night. 🙏🏼‘Why can’t you see it the way that I see it?’ — Nice profile of one of my go-to #Covid19 epidemiologists, @cmyeaton. https://t.co/Av6rwSjnar
Retweeted by Ed YongI got to talk with @ezraklein about a compassionate and sustainable approach to #COVID19 risk, how nuance died some… https://t.co/zfyhHMYoTo
Retweeted by Ed Yong @nicolesjchung Such a good piece Nicole!Asked why he lied to the American people about the coronavirus, Trump lies, “I didn’t lie.”
Retweeted by Ed Yong @emorwee holy shit, that's amazing! @karenkho Doomstrolling.The price of politicizing the #Covid19 pandemic. This will have consequences for years to come. https://t.co/NEWAhAvt2F
Retweeted by Ed YongThe closing line of @edyong209's latest switched on a lightbulb for me. I would not have thought to draw a line bet… https://t.co/vvndNPTXQu
Retweeted by Ed YongThis is important. https://t.co/PQe4lcVPoMFor @NYTmag's education issue, I wrote about what kids with IEPs (including mine) are & are not getting in terms of… https://t.co/u9CdqpLgZ8
Retweeted by Ed Yong @LizNeeley I’M DOING IT RIGHT NOW! @dsallentess Perhaps this is just testament to the explosive power of your writing? @dsallentess OH NO!!!If you’ve found value in my work, and have the means during this difficult time, a subscription to the Atlantic sup… https://t.co/y2zvenH5zxAs before, my intention is to donate the prize money from this. I only just found out about this yesterday and need… https://t.co/CU6GLVIvJNAs always, any plaudits I get must be shared with my editors @slaskow @PaulBisceglio @andersen @thebanderson who’ve… https://t.co/TK8Z2ca3AV🥳A nice thing happened! Huge thanks to the NPCJI for this incredible honour. Ironically, I'm a little lost for word… https://t.co/r1Nob0c3cz @SalomonJA @slaskow It’s more that there could have been anywhere from 4 to 16 depending on how you look at them. I… https://t.co/E6qSv2tvnAI'm so impressed by how @cmyeaton has responded to this pandemic. She provides level-headed wisdom and guidance. Sh… https://t.co/hTi3c99GaD
Retweeted by Ed YongDid you know that fires now burn so hot that they sterilize the topsoil? I didn’t until I read @Emma_Marris’s new a… https://t.co/lrkgP6mjmj
Retweeted by Ed Yong @Emma_Marris Emma, it's so good! It's personal and big-picture. It starts strong and then just builds and builds. N… https://t.co/6g0BUu6gI3 @slaskow NO YOU"I feel my throat tightening. It’s not the coronavirus or smoke. It’s rage." @Emma_Marris is an incredible writer… https://t.co/a0tgeFTNDR*HUGE* thanks to @slaskow for her work in editing this piece. She was instrumental in helping me think through the… https://t.co/aP8oIIMRuuHell of a lede on @edyong209's latest. https://t.co/qPVUXeoSiL 🐜
Retweeted by Ed YongIn this thread about her recent @PNASNews research, @ewrigleyfield says "This research shows that racism produces p… https://t.co/PwDbbFHrhF
Retweeted by Ed YongShould Bob Woodward have reported Trump’s virus revelations sooner instead of saving them for his book? Here’s how… https://t.co/xIZbiY3b4T
Retweeted by Ed YongThe pandemic is getting harder to track: The US conducts 100,000 fewer virus tests each day now than it did in July… https://t.co/KnHxWBcGap
Retweeted by Ed Yong @AdrienneLaF <cradles mine in my arms and makes hissing noises>"Several experts I’ve talked with have been asked: What now? The question assumes that the pandemic lingers because… https://t.co/Pnc06rVIiB
Retweeted by Ed YongIf you’re not working for justice, stop calling for peace.
Retweeted by Ed YongWhoa! Thanks for incl. me & Coronavirus News for Black Folks @WIRED @GrahamHacia. "In April, Peck launched a week… https://t.co/8Z0b5Ekmy9
Retweeted by Ed Yong @zeyneparsel @AdrienneLaF the hagfish are probably the only ones having a good 2020 @kellysue Hahaha surprise!! @AdrienneLaF I miss writing about ants @annehelen This is all great, but the section near the end going from the red skies to Children of Men and more was *great*.
9/10
2020
I felt something breaking in me last night as I watched the images of the fires pour in. We're all unraveling, even… https://t.co/v9Ci9zdx6a
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9/9
2020

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