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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. He was an ecologist, studying, as far as I could

March 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 office, and organizing a worldwide March for Science

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 scientists do? Claire Schulkey investigated the question

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 asked “What is data science?” Although each data

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 fiction (I, Robot; Fantastic Voyage; and 500 more

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