Nicholas Gerbis

Senior Field Correspondent - Science

Nicholas Gerbis joined the Arizona Science Desk in August 2016. A freelance science journalist and editor for most of his career, he also has an extensive background in nonprofit and science communications.

Apart from travel and three years in Delaware spent earning his master’s degree in physical geography (climatology), Gerbis has spent most of his life in Arizona. He holds a bachelor’s degree in geography (climatology/meteorology) and a master’s degree in journalism and mass communication from Arizona State University.

In his spare time, he enjoys bad films, good documentaries and collecting old board games.

Gerbis briefly “retired in reverse” and moved from Arizona to Wisconsin, where he taught science history and science-fiction film courses at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He is glad to be back in the Valley and reports that he has almost completely thawed out.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Study: Transplant Liver Allocation System Disadvantages Children Nicholas Gerbis Sep. 19, 2018
NASA Orion Capsule Passes Final Parachute System Test Nicholas Gerbis Sep. 17, 2018
Common Tick Spreads RMSF Across Arizona, Mexico Nicholas Gerbis Sep. 5, 2018
AZ Fossils Fill Gap In Evolution Of Mammal Childbirth Nicholas Gerbis Sep. 4, 2018
Study Warns Against Taking Endangered Wolf North Nicholas Gerbis Sep. 4, 2018
Auditory Illusions Offer Insights Into Music, Evolution And The Brain Nicholas Gerbis Aug. 30, 2018
Study: Twitter Bots, Russian Trolls Fuel Anti-Vaccination Conflict Nicholas Gerbis Aug. 23, 2018
CDC Report Card Finds Breastfeeding Rates Still Fall Short Nicholas Gerbis Aug. 20, 2018
Water Ice Detected On Shadowy Surfaces Of Moon's Polar Craters Nicholas Gerbis Aug. 20, 2018
Tree Rings Narrow Window Of Ancient Eruption Nicholas Gerbis Aug. 15, 2018
Research Reveals Climate-Driven Bird Collapse In Mojave Nicholas Gerbis Aug. 9, 2018
Giant Strainer Seeks To Clean Up Oceanic Garbage Nicholas Gerbis Aug. 7, 2018
Researchers Use Google Glass To Help Children With Autism Socialize Nicholas Gerbis Aug. 6, 2018
Study: Droughts Are Growing Hotter Under Climate Change Nicholas Gerbis Aug. 2, 2018
Pregnant Pythons Can Tap Muscle As Internal Water Source Nicholas Gerbis Jul. 30, 2018
Arizona Likely To Overprescribe Opioids For Ankle Sprains Nicholas Gerbis Jul. 25, 2018
Lake Discovered Below Martian Ice Nicholas Gerbis Jul. 24, 2018
Wildfires Can Overwhelm Air Quality Efforts In Northwestern U.S. Nicholas Gerbis Jul. 23, 2018
Extreme Heat Can Reduce Mental Performance Of College Students Nicholas Gerbis Jul. 18, 2018
Researchers Identify Seeds From Which Alzheimer’s Grows Nicholas Gerbis Jul. 17, 2018
Research Reveals How Certain Sounds Makes Some People Dizzy Nicholas Gerbis Jul. 16, 2018
Study Reveals Unusual Adaptation In Gila Monster Hatchlings Nicholas Gerbis Jul. 10, 2018
UA Study: Mexican Wolves Did Not Interbreed With Dogs Nicholas Gerbis Jul. 9, 2018
Scientists Spot Newborn Planet For First Time Nicholas Gerbis Jul. 7, 2018
Scientists Identify The Brain’s Pitch Area, Essential For Language Nicholas Gerbis Jul. 2, 2018

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