As Director of RockEDU Science Outreach at The Rockefeller University, Jeanne Garbarino promotes equitable access to science and fosters a genuine connection with science in...


Science Communications Officer Namrata Sengupta is building a career at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard by breaking down complex science for the public....


Model organism researchers face shared challenges in communicating the value of their work. How do you get policymakers to fund research on a microscopic organism...


As night fell, astronomer Jean Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan watched a plant’s leaves, symmetrically arranged side-by-side on a stem, clamp shut. It was 1729, and...


In 1997, Ahna Skop approached her graduate advisor, John G. White, about adding a worm-themed art show to the International C. elegans Conference he was...


People from Denmark are genetically similar to each other no matter which part of the country they come from, report researchers in the journal GENETICS,...


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May 16, 2016

As a geneticist, when I get asked by a friend or neighbor to explain what I do for a living more than just being a...


A couple of weeks ago I presented a poster at an unusual event, entitled "Wasteful" Research? Looking Beyond the Abstract which was sponsored by the...


Last night, a milieu of scientists, Congressional staffers, members of Congress, and representatives from the National Science Foundation (NSF) filled the banquet room of the Rayburn...