Nicholas Gerbis

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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
Greenland Ice Melt Matches Worst IPCC Predictions Nicholas Gerbis Dec. 16, 2019
Smartphones And Social Media: Boon Or Bane For The Brain? Nicholas Gerbis Dec. 10, 2019
Amid Rising Flu Activity, Banner Health Issues Visitor Restrictions Nicholas Gerbis Dec. 2, 2019
Rare Plants Are Surprisingly Common – And Threatened Nicholas Gerbis Nov. 27, 2019
ASU Editorial: Experts Must Consider Biodiversity In Combating Climate Change Effects Nicholas Gerbis Nov. 27, 2019
Q&AZ: Where Did The Copper State Get Its Copper? Nicholas Gerbis Nov. 22, 2019
How Arizona's Universities Rank In R&D Spending Nicholas Gerbis Nov. 25, 2019
Gel Measures Radiation Exposure During Treatment Nicholas Gerbis Nov. 15, 2019
First Full Geologic Map Of Titan Reveals Moon Of Varied Landscapes Nicholas Gerbis Nov. 18, 2019
Study: Arizona Military Base Will Be Hardest Hit By Climate Change Nicholas Gerbis Nov. 11, 2019
ASU Students Launch NASA-Funded CubeSat To Study Urban Heat Island Nicholas Gerbis Nov. 11, 2019
Rare Mutation In Alzheimer’s Disease Gene Could Inform Future Therapies Nicholas Gerbis Nov. 8, 2019
Global Scientist Coalition Delivers Climate Warning Nicholas Gerbis Nov. 5, 2019
Study Finds Certain Ants Excel At Avoiding Traffic Jams Nicholas Gerbis Nov. 4, 2019
Kitt Peak Instrument To Study Dark Energy In Final Tests Nicholas Gerbis Nov. 4, 2019
Q&AZ: What Is Serious Mental Illness? Nicholas Gerbis Oct. 29, 2019
UA Scientist Finds 'Dark' Galaxy Lurking In Early Universe Nicholas Gerbis Oct. 28, 2019
Banner UMC Tucson Earns Top Stroke Center Certification Nicholas Gerbis Oct. 28, 2019
Decade-Long Global Project To Sequence Plant Genes Bears Fruit Nicholas Gerbis Oct. 24, 2019
UA Studying Near-Infrared Light On Aging Brains Nicholas Gerbis Oct. 21, 2019
UA Abuzz With Arizona Insect Festival This Sunday Nicholas Gerbis Oct. 18, 2019
UA Astronomer Uses Fellowship To Study Supermassive Black Holes Nicholas Gerbis Oct. 21, 2019
University Of Arizona Approved To Open State’s First Public Veterinary College Nicholas Gerbis Oct. 17, 2019
Fountain Hills To Build $18M Dark Sky Discovery Center Nicholas Gerbis Oct. 17, 2019
Tropical Fungus Might Have Reached Pacific Northwest Via Ballast Tanks, Tsunami Nicholas Gerbis Oct. 14, 2019