Alex Billow

Alex is normally a multimedia writer, and has contributed to educational outlets such as SciShow, SciShow Kids, and PBS Eons, as well as writing for AAAS and the American Chemical Society. Alex has a master’s degree in molecular biology and genetics from the University of Southern California, and did research studying the transcription of transfer RNAs and other “odd pol” transcripts.

Articles by Alex Billow
view from below of hundreds of silver sardines swimming in the same direction
Famous South African Sardine Run Doesn’t Benefit Sardines: Study
Alex Billow | Oct 19, 2021 | 5 min read
An analysis suggests that a commercially important mass migration of fish may have no real adaptive value.