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Celebrating Four Years of ScienceDailyDose

Celebrating Four Years of ScienceDailyDose

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From the Suggestion Box: When Science Research Becomes a Numbers Game

From the Suggestion Box: When Science Research Becomes a Numbers Game

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Celebrating Four Years of ScienceDailyDose

Thanks to LinkedIn, I realized that it was four years ago I started Science Daily Dose! It has gone through several iterations along the way, but I am amazed that I’ve been able to keep it going for so long.

I Think I Was in a Twitter War with Martin Shkreli

Science is not easy. No scientist has decided to make a career out of research because it was the easy thing to do. Research is incredibly difficult. Working 60-80+ hours each week in pursuit of better understanding biological and physical

From the Suggestion Box: When Science Research Becomes a Numbers Game

// I got a great request from a reader to talk about what he called “the ethics of science.” In his words, “Science needs looking at to see that our finite resources are used sensibly and wisely to benefit all mankind.”

In the Headlines: Gene Editing in Humans

// I’m hard at work on a special double-feature for science news next week, but in the meantime I want to highlight some big news published in Nature this week. CRISPR gene-editing tested in a person for the first time

Weekly Science News Round-Up, 11 November 2016

// A big thanks to @joshkking for the motivation to continue the weekly science news round-up! It’s been quite a week. I hosted the third Twitter chat about mental health in academia (check out #MHPhDchat to follow and join the

Why Treating Cancer is So Difficult, Part 4: There is No Google Translate for Science

Cancer as a “disease” is incredibly complex, and patient care for a cancer diagnosis is complex as a result. I’m starting to explore some of these difficulties in a series of articles: “Why Treating Cancer is So Difficult.” Previously published

Guest Post: Bullied Out of the Lab

// Today’s post is an anonymous contribution to our #MHPhDchat page (chatting about mental health in academia). If you want to share your own struggles with mental health in academia, anonymously or not, please reach out using the information on

Mutations in Cancer

Today’s Buzzword // Mutation When you hear the word mutation, what image does that evoke? Perhaps it’s crime-fighting turtles, or a malformed caricature. In biology terms, a mutation is an alteration in your DNA. What’s in my DNA? All living organisms

Science in the News, 5 October 2016

// Today in Sweden, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa “for the design and synthesis of molecular machines”. What are molecular machines? Molecular machines are groups of molecules that

I Learned a Thing

When I was little, my mom asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. Ever the over-achiever, I gave her a list of my future professions. “I will be a doctor, a lawyer, a ballerina, a postman,

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