written by Julia Handra Micro-organisms, such as bacteria, viruses and fungi, are all around us. In fact, most of the time bacterial cells outnumber human cells in our bodies and though numerous, these organisms often go unnoticed. As both an artist and a science student, I made it my mission to represent microorganisms on a […]
written by Julia Pon If you had leukemia or lymphoma, what would you want to know? As a medical student, I noticed a disconnect between the type of information that tends to be provided for patients, and the types of information medical students are taught: patient information booklets tend to focus on symptoms, tests and […]
by Susan Vickers Chemophobia is major problem, and it is time scientists to do more to stop the press intensifying it. I welcome all discussion on ways to inform journalists and petition news agencies to report in a conscientious and scientifically correct manner. As a chemist, misuse of the term chemical frustrates me. The use […]
We have another guest author! Sarah is going to share some of her experiments in cooking.
Lisa is one of the new guest authors for this blog. She is exploring video and other ways to explain science concepts. Please give her a warm welcome!
Ben is one of the new guest authors for this blog. Like genegeek, he is using the blogging platform to improve his writing and overall science communication. Please welcome and encourage him!