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Star Wars, Frodo, and Scientific Presentations

You may not know it, but a scientific presentation can be as thrilling to watch as Star Wars Episode VI! *gasp* Did she just say that?! 559 more words

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Join the #SciComm Movement

By Daniel Garcia

As grad students, we talk about our research all the time and we’ve (hopefully) become experts at giving lab meetings and poster presentations. 1,038 more words

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“Sharing Science with Anyone” Workshop

By Nina Gao

Science communication is a skill I believe all scientists should have. After all the hard work in lab, what’s the point of doing cool science if you can’t tell others about it? 521 more words

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I am a Scientist AND a ___________.

Embrace the AND: Work-Life Balance for Women in STEM to Promote Equality in the Work Place

Today is National Women’s Equality Day (apparently it is also National Dog Day, which makes this female scientist with 2 dogs very happy). 1,148 more words

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Illuminating biology with biological glowers

Utilizing Biological Phenoma to study Biology: Bioluminescence

Quick: Is the glowing water in this picture photoshopped or real?

The correct answer is real! Yes, there is such a thing as naturally occurring glowing water. 1,084 more words

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Public Policy and the Graduate Student Part 2: How to Make a Positive Impact on Science Through Public Policy

By Tamara Escajadillo

Greetings again from America’s Finest City (not that we see that much of it as graduate students, but I digress). It is time again to delve into the realm of public policy, but this time on a lighter note. 882 more words

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Add science then stir

A ubiquitous, overly-simplistic idea about science should be put to death. It is that of the public as an empty vessel that awaits filling with scientific facts. 1,529 more words