Ivy Shih is a science writer, audio producer and illustrator. A former researcher, she now writes about all areas of science, from coconut-cracking megabats to giant viruses. Her work has been featured in Nature, ABC, Cosmos Magazine, Hakai, multiple editions of The Best Australian Science Writing anthology and more. She is also a producer on the ABC astronomy podcast Cosmic Vertigo. She loves finding stories in unexpected places and exploring the crossover between science and society.