Marcus Woo

Marcus Woo

Science Journalist

My work has appeared in a variety of outlets, including Wired, Smithsonian, BBC Future, BBC Earth, New Scientist, National Geographic, Slate, and Discover. (http://www.wired.com/author/marcuswoo/)

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Smithsonian Magazine

This Spike-Crested Lizard Drinks From Sand With Its Skin | Science | Smithsonian

The thirsty, thorny devils of Australia's deserts can’t quench their thirst with tongues alone

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Smithsonian Magazine

Male Widow Spiders Prefer Younger Ladies—So They Don't Get Eaten

Male Widow Spiders Prefer Younger Ladies—So They Do...

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Smithsonian Magazine

Richer Homes Are Also Richer in Biodiversity | Science | Smithsonian

Richer Homes Are Also Richer in Biodiversity | Scie...

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Smithsonian Magazine

To Scientists' Surprise, Even Nonvenomous Snakes Can Strike at ...

To Scientists' Surprise, Even Nonvenomous Snakes Ca...

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Smithsonian Magazine

These Unusual American Ants Never Get Old | Science | Smithsonian

These Unusual American Ants Never Get Old | Science...