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The Walden Science Showcase, 2014

This post will be out of sequence, but I want to add it and two others before posting on our activities this fall for the 2014-15 school year. 1,821 more words

This is important, Dr. Oz

Happy Saturday!

As a scientist, I’m trained to have a healthy balance of skepticism and open-mindedness. It seems like my skepticism proved to be correct about a certain… 331 more words

Discovering Conservation

A couple of weeks ago I had a very fun interview with James Borrell, a conservation biologist with a passion for science communication.  Apart from studying the genetics of trees, James is also the founder of… 87 more words


Prosecute those Quacks

Disclaimer: I wrote this opinion article for another class in writing. I stand by it, but I recognise that page space limits how much I can speak about potentially troublesome side-effects of valid solutions. 1,301 more words


Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize 2014: The Complete Shortlist

Are you travelling over Christmas? Looking for something to read while you digest your Christmas dinner? Or perhaps just wanting to expand your knowledge to impress your friends… Well we’ve got the answer – twenty brilliant articles about science, nicely packaged into a downloadable pdf for you to savour.. 403 more words

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New research predicts collapse of mountain ash ecosystem

A recent study by researchers utilising decades of scientific monitoring from TERN’s Long Term Ecological Research Network(LTERN) has discovered that the mountain ash forests of Victoria’s highlands are at very high risk of collapse within half a century, driven by the effects of clearfell logging and bushfires. 421 more words

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How can we conduct ethical and comprehensive multispecies research? Lessons in science, ethics and storytelling from Animal Studies (Part 2) – Towards a System of Ethics for Animals in Science and Science Communication

Today, I am going to try and fashion some ethical framework for science communicators to tell stories about animals, or scientific knowledge whose production involved animals in one way or another. 2,285 more words

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