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Winners named in 2012 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award Competition
Date:11/14/2012

ving right under our noses (not to mention the rest of our bodies)."

Lynda V. Mapes, Steve Ringman and Genevieve Alvarez of The Seattle Times won in the online category for a richly detailed package of stories, videos, graphics and photographs on the removal of two old dams on the Elwha River in the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State and efforts to restore the ecosystem.

Sarah Holt, who also is now a three-time winner of the award, was honored along with executive producer Laurie Donnelly for a NOVA documentary, "Cracking Your Genetic Code." The program, which was written, produced and directed by Holt, explored what it could mean when each of us, for a reasonable cost, can have all of the information in our DNA read, stored and available for analysis. The readout on your genes will reveal the risks of developing certain diseases as well as the chances you might pass them along to your children. The program also discussed the moral dilemmas raised by the new era of genetic self-knowledge.

Alan I. Leshner, chief executive officer of AAAS and executive publisher of the journal Science, said the 2012 awards "show that reporters are taking on big stories that both excite and enlighten. Science journalism, despite budget stringencies at many news organizations, remains alive and well."

The full list of winners of the 2012 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards:

LARGE NEWSPAPER: Circulation of 100,000 or more

Carl Zimmer, freelance writer
Published in The New York Times
"Evolution Right Under Our Noses"
"A Sharp Rise in Retractions Prompts a Call for Reform"
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Contact: Earl Lane
elane@aaas.org
202-326-6431
American Association for the Advancement of Science
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