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Magnificent Conotoxins - Expanded

“… if a small and otherwise unknown organism is strikingly beautiful, it is probably poisonous; if it is not only beautiful, but also easy to catch, it is probably deadly… 1,849 more words


Picture this scene…

it’s Friday night at Outside Hospital where you are covering the trauma bay, the trauma floors, the trauma step down unit and the trauma ICU.


High-Throughput Screening & Instrumentation (Summer 2014)

The biotech company that I am interning at this summer, PTC Therapeutics, mainly conducts research on different small-molecule therapeutics that can override the effects of genetic mutations causing disorders such as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and cystic fibrosis (CF). 1,396 more words

Summer 2014 Internship

Career Stories: Ellen Byrne, Festival of Curiosity

Ellen Byrne talks to Smart Futures about her career as the co-founder and creative director of the Festival of Curiosity.

What is a creative director? 619 more words

Career Stories

Science Book a Day Interviews Darian Leader

Special thanks to Darian Leader for answering 5 questions about his recently featured book – Strictly Bipolar

Darian Leader is a psychoanalyst and author. His books include… 427 more words


Why is bipolar disorder so popular?

One person in a Facebook group asked why is it popular to have bipolar disorder and other mental disorders among the young today? One possible answer is that bipolar disorder has been associated with an unusual amount of creativity,intelligence and wealth. 530 more words