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An Atypical Day in the Life of This Scientist

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Science in the News: Why the FDA Matters

Science in the News: Why the FDA Matters

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Science in a New World of Alternative Facts

Science in a New World of Alternative Facts

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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,

Guest Post, Why I Write: An Open Book About a Scientist’s Physical & Mental Health Through Career and Motherhood

// Today’s post is from Dr. Thomai Dion. You can follow Thomai and her science and medical communication work around promoting STEM education on Instagram and Twitter. Becoming a stay-at-home-scientist-mom inspired her to write the children’s science book collection Think-A-Lot-Tots. My

Why Treating Cancer is So Difficult, Part 3: Resistance is Not Futile

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

#MHPhDchat: A Twitter Chat about Mental Health in Academia

If you didn’t have a chance to join the #MHPhDchat on Twitter yesterday, here are some chat highlights! [View the story “Mental Health in Academia” on Storify]

Mental Health in Academia: A Guilty Scientist

// Join the conversation on Twitter! The second Tuesday of each month, I will chat about mental health in academia using the hashtag #MHPhDchat. // Mental health is a topic that is pretty taboo in academia, sometimes (though not always!) spoken

Let’s Get Real about Mental Health in Academia

Next week, I am going to share a story here on ScienceDailyDose.com about my own mental health during my academic career. It’s important to have this discussion, with researchers at every level in academia. On Tuesday, September 13, I will host

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