Supporting Girls in the Sciences

Supporting Girls in the Sciences

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Weekly Science News Round-Up, 26 August 2016

Happy Friday, everybody! Have you read any good science stories this week? Here are a few interesting ones I’ve seen on the webs this week: // First, promoting girls in the sciences is a really important issue for me, so

Supporting Girls in the Sciences

Yesterday, I saw a heartbreaking post from The Entomological Society of Canada. A mother was writing to ask for some help to support her daughter. Her daughter is fascinated by bugs, and is being bullied by her classmates. Supporting young scientists

Does Organ Function Determine Cancer Susceptibility?

Research article // Evolutionary Ecology of Organs: A Missing Link in Cancer Development? Some background // In the past few weeks I’ve focused a bit on why treating cancer is difficult (check out part 1 and part 2 to read more).

Congratulations! Your article is published.

I’m so proud to share an email that I got in my inbox this afternoon. Congratulations! Your article is published. About a year ago (and with the critical eye of a wonderful educator who happens to be my sister-in-law), I started writing at

Guest Post: Your Body is at War with Cancer

// Today’s post comes from Logan Fulford, who is finishing his PhD inPathobiology and Molecular Medicine at the University of Cincinnati. He studies prostate cancer to understand how it functions, and the importance of the tumor microenvironment, to identify possible

What I Learned in My Week on @iamscicomm

This week has been a challenging and rewarding week for me, personally and professionally/scientifically. Today I want to reflect a bit about my week and share some lessons that I’ve learned. The Personal Side I was nervous to be the

This week on @iamscicomm

This week, I am the “guest host” on a Twitter account for the first time! Because I want to focus on engaging with people about science communication, stereotypes and gender issues in science, and others! Please join in on some great

Weekly Science News Round-Up, 5 August 2016

It’s finally Friday! Did you see any interesting science stories this week? Did you hear a report and you want to learn more? Send over any questions or suggestions and they could be featured in a future post! // What

Why Treating Cancer is So Difficult, Part 2: Cancer Cells are Still Cells

Part 2 in a series of discussing why treating cancer is difficult. Part 1 described the clonality of tumors. Part 2 describes how cancer cells are different from normal cells, and the types of cancer therapies that exist.

Science News Round-Up, 22 July 2016

Happy Friday! Have you read any interesting science news stories this week around the web? If you found a story you’d like to know more about, or if you’re a scientist and you need help to share your story, send an