Roxanne Khamsi

Roxanne Khamsi

@rkhamsi

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science journalist, @WIRED contributor | I used to write about things besides #COVID19 #coronavirus | sign up for my article alerts 👉 https://t.co/6Hxm2GelLF

Montreal by way of Brooklyn
Joined on October 07, 2009
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @rkhamsi and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
2 hours
Average replies
3
Average retweets
28
Average likes
85
Tweets with photos
11 / 100
Tweets with videos
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Just a bit of #Montreal propaganda for your Friday night, from my walk up Mont Royal this eve: https://t.co/aayGyDxgp6

Just a bit of #Montreal propaganda for your Friday night, from my walk up Mont Royal this eve: https://t.co/aayGyDxgp6

P.S. Daniel's chocolates are kick-ass. Check out Chocolats Monarque: https://t.co/3R5fsuRqS2

Quoted @danielharan

As I was leaving, a man in in 60's walked in, donning a fabric mask with a valve. We're doing this wrong. Hong Kong didn't magically develop a "mask culture" after SARS: it took public education. At least the city councilor I informed about his mask didn't get defensive...

This second sentence is EVERYTHING 👇 We need a better public education campaign on masks. https://t.co/7APHlJ2roN

Quoted @choo_ek

I don't know if people realize how incredible a scholar Anthony Fauci is. He has an H-index of 221 (in medicine, >50 or above is highly accomplished, >100 is extraordinary, and >200 is stratospheric, achieved by <100 scholars in the world). His work has been cited 217,943 times.

217,943 is a big number! https://t.co/cIFzOsWrrD

I grew up with a basenji (the dog pictured here) because my parents flipped through a book of dogs and settled on a dog that couldn't bark. Little did they know its ancestors hailed from the Middle East, just like us. https://t.co/1cQVHbaxMe

Remember when everyone was trying to "flatten the curve"? It's still better to put off getting COVID-19, and we now have the data to prove it: https://t.co/LMICZQceiX

Words from @ashishkjha that every American should read. https://t.co/lfvJs6W1mT https://t.co/KSQYS6fBSr

Words from @ashishkjha that every American should read. https://t.co/lfvJs6W1mT https://t.co/KSQYS6fBSr

Quoted @anthonylydgate

When black holes are young, they gobble up information and keep it down. When they get very old, most of what they eat “is regurgitated almost immediately.” https://t.co/XxZr7XVhR3

Coincidentally this is also my reporting process before and after my brain reaches capacity. https://t.co/TXlzflIlH5

Quoted @KafuiDzirasa

My personal statement https://t.co/XJQ7JGJHBt Our personal statement #BLMinBioMed https://t.co/4iR9pTbsNY

How long? Not long 👏👏👏 https://t.co/o0XK95THGQ

Filed it, finally. 6,800 words. Now it's time to clean up all the Post-Its littering my desk and close out the 45 tabs I have open in my browser. https://t.co/WO8TxSewIJ https://t.co/3yQHE5HlMV

New term alert! Wired: Public health errors Tired: Medical errors Expired: DNA replication errors By @HoltgraveHealth https://t.co/z5D3IgMyqg

Quoted @anthonylydgate

Here’s a writer I edited once. https://t.co/77MunGoCVF

Here’s a writer I edited once. https://t.co/77MunGoCVF

the garbled punctuation is killing me, and inspiring me 😈 https://t.co/6RhdljrZlj

Quoted @espiers

In my experience, it's usually the writers who need it the most who won't take editing.

Zing! https://t.co/kDsGbggbgS

Quoted @Songbird

Watch the official trailer for #SongbirdMovie from the Producer of ‘The Purge’ and ‘A Quiet Place’. The only way out is together... https://t.co/hiBlTLuTbw

Something tells me that I’m gonna strongly dislike this film about ‘Covid-23’. https://t.co/lG3Tprl2Eg

Just a reminder that I, too, have a Substack newsletter, and it’s free: https://t.co/T6oicLqpwB

Quoted @AlecMacGillis

Just came across this article in the print version. Its implications are somehow even more stark on this form. https://t.co/f0oV6695WD

Just came across this article in the print version. Its implications are somehow even more stark on this form. https://t.co/f0oV6695WD

22% drop in kindergarten literacy year over year. This is a national emergency. https://t.co/nsf6W9AcRs

Quoted @BBCArchive

Today is #InternetDay… To mark this auspicious occasion, here’s David Bowie speaking to Jeremy Paxman in 1999 about the "unimaginable" effects on society it was going to have. https://t.co/JVBry1m3Pk

This is amazing https://t.co/MffBBw1Fxb

An etymologist explains how Halloween candy favorites got their names https://t.co/wdtmygAsJh

I did the math: Stage 3 is about 20-40 calories per word.

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