Tag Archives: biology

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

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

The Curious Case of Quantum Dots

// Some background You’ve probably heard that UV rays are the reason that we get sunburns after spending too much time in the sun, and the major culprit for skin cancer, but do you know why? Light can be described