Lizzie Wade
Writer, Science Magazine
Lizzie Wade is a science writer. She is the Latin America correspondent for Science, and her work has also appeared in Wired and Slate. She lives in Mexico City.

Written by Lizzie Wade

Alien life? Blue Christmas Tree Worm. Photo by Reinhard Dirscherl/Corbis

Essay/
Astronomy
Alien rights

When we meet aliens, it won’t be a friendly encounter nor a conquest: it will be a gold rush. Can we make sure it’s ethical?

Lizzie Wade

An evolutionary relic; the Californian Condor. Photo by Joel Sartore/National Geographic/Getty Images

Essay/
Biology
Reared by puppets

To breed condors in captivity, we must pull on the strings of nature. But does that matter if we save a species?

Lizzie Wade