jacinta bowler

Jacinta Bowler is a Journalist and Community Manager at ScienceAlert. They've reported for ScienceAlert since 2015, covering everything from the psychology of conspiracy theories to terrifying superbugs. They also founded the ScienceAlert fact-checking team in 2016, and they oversee the social media channels.

Jacinta has written for the ABC, SBS, Eureka Street, and a number of magazines for kids, such as Double Helix. They have a degree in science and journalism from the University of Queensland, where they specialised in genetics and microbiology.

They have been involved in community radio for four years and created the science show and podcast Natural Reaction on 4ZZZ. Jacinta is also the sub-editor of Story Seed Vault, an independent publisher of micro-science fiction, and is a regular speaker at the National Young Writers’ Festival.

In their spare time, Jacinta plays a lot of DnD, bakes treats, and plays community AFL for Melbourne Uni.

Twitter: @jacinta_bowler

Scientists say we need to save the world's parasites before we lose them forever
Jacinta Bowler   3 days ago
This gross experiment shows how even homemade masks can stop germs spreading
Jacinta Bowler   9 days ago
21 Existing Drugs Identified Appear to Block SARS-CoV-2 Replication in The Lab
Jacinta Bowler   9 days ago
Hubble just took an astonishingly detailed image of Saturn
Jacinta Bowler   10 days ago
Scientists find these stunning spiral beehives have a lot in common with crystals
Jacinta Bowler   16 days ago
Want to escape Earth? This company claims to have bottled the smell of space
Jacinta Bowler   19 days ago
An entire new genus of trapdoor spiders has been discovered in Australia

Because Australia didn't already have enough spiders.

Jacinta Bowler   6 JULY 2020