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PODCAST | Scientists are People Too, Episode 1
by Danielle Friend

This is the first episode in a new series called “Scientists are People Too.” In each episode, we will ask scientists about their work and their...

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The President Should Heed the Business Community on Climate Change
by Adam Rosenblatt

This post was written with the assistance of Lauren Smith-Ramesh (National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis) and Susan Kalisz (...

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Feedback: Turning on Directions
by Kyle Wesson

This is the first post in a mini-series on Sci on the Fly that will explore questions about feedback. This post asks: How can real-time feedback fail...

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Spa Day for Your Brain
by Yan Zheng

Alzheimer's is a devastating neurodegenerative disease that slowly erases the very thing that makes us who we are—our minds. While major advances in...

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Science: Applying the Basics?
by Emily Monosson

When I first met my husband, I belittled his science. I was a toxicologist, studying the impacts of coastal pollution on our beloved winter flounder...

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Marching for Science: The Blurry Line Between Values and Facts
by Rudy Kahsar

Scientists of all backgrounds are fighting back against anti-science rhetoric sweeping American politics. They are speaking out, planning runs for...

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PODCAST | What makes a data scientist?
by Claire Schulkey

"Data Scientist" is listed as the “Sexiest Job of the 21st Century” by the Harvard Business Review, but what is data science and what do data...

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Federal Data Sharing
by Danielle Friend

This post accompanies the Sci on the Fly podcast “Data Science.” In the last Sci on the Fly podcast on data science, several data scientists were...

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Embrace a Career Sidestep: Write a novel
by Rosemarie Szostak

Ever thought about taking a career sidestep to write a novel? Seriously. Issac Asimov was a biochemistry professor before he started to write science...

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Can you spare the time?
by Kyle Wesson

For centuries, we’ve survived with wristwatches that kept time accurate to within a few minutes per year. Yet early in 2016, a timing signal...

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