It’s no secret that the unique situation we are experiencing as the result of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) outbreak is deeply affecting the lives of millions...


Dick on sabbatical and my good fortune Guest post in memory of Richard Lewontin by Thoru Pederson. When I was a graduate student in the...


From a Kyoto garden to scientific discoveries.  Since the 17th century, medaka fish have been bred for their beautiful colors. Shortly after the 1900 re-discovery of...


Jean Robert David, the last active member of the French generation who significantly contributed to the establishment of the nine species in the Drosophila melanogaster...


Guest post by A.J. Marian Walhout, PhD. Massachusetts, March 2020: The early days of the COVID-19 pandemic that would profoundly affect us all. Labs shut...


This is a guest post by Sarah Marshall, originally published in the Undiagnosed Disease Network's Participant Engagement and Empowerment Resource (UDN PEER). In April 2021,...


What scientists can learn from pandemic communication failures. Guest post by Caitlin Simopoulos, Joseph Tolsma, and Elisabeth Marnik Science communication is more important than ever....


Guest post by Emma Hinkle. The field of genetics has provided some of the answers to life’s biggest questions. However, discovering the base pairs that...


Quick tips for making vaccine science understandable to non-scientists. Guest post by Elisabeth Marnik, Ph.D. It’s been more than a year since the world started...


Insider tips on how to make your postdoc application stand out from the pack. Guest post by B. Duygu Özpolat. While some graduate students have...