As one of the organizers for our local satellite March for Science, I’ve seen and spoken with a lot of people about the march that is coming up. It has been interesting to me that some people, particularly fellow scientists, do not want to support the march. A lot of these sentiments come from an … More Science for Society: Supporting that which benefits us all
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In my current job, I have found myself doing tasks that don’t require a lot of brainpower most days. (Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great interim job; however, washing dishes, operating blenders, and weighing out samples isn’t exactly intellectually stimulating.) The upside of this kind of work is that it gives me lots of … More Nebraska Part II: The Westward Adventure
As a scientist, my brain has been trained to view the world and all of its intricacies following the investigative techniques of the scientific method. Observe the world. Develop questions. Formulate hypotheses. Test your hypotheses and gather data. Analyze the data and form conclusions based on this new set of information. Finally, develop general ideas … More We Think, Therefore We Advocate