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The Science in Society Journalism Awards provide recognition for investigative or interpretive reporting about the sciences and their impact on society and are funded by the National Association of Science Writers without subsidy from any professional or commercial interest. Cash prizes are awarded and entries are open to all and free for members. Entries open Dec. 1 and close Feb. 1 each year. Complete rules and online entry are available at during that time period.

The winners of the 2013 Science in Society Journalism Awards, sponsored by the National Association of Science Writers, are: In the Book category, David Quammen; in the Science Reporting category, Douglas Fox; in the Longform category, Patricia Callahan, Sam Roe and Michael Hawthorne; in the Science Reporting for a Local or Regional Audience category, Hillary Rosner; and in the Commentary or Opinion category, Christie Aschwanden.

Entries Due Wednesday, February 1

Entries for the 2012 Science in Society Awards close today, but it's quick, easy, and free to enter online. The Science in Society Awards, now in their 40th year, are sponsored by the National Association of Science Writers with no outside subsidy and require no submission fee. To learn more and enter, visit Authors need not be NASW members, so tweet your friends and encourage other writers to enter.