The Loh Down on Science has t-shirts! How better to be a Hive than to dress alike? 😉 Designed and modeled by managing editor Sarah Block!
Brenna Biggs was awarded the Community-Based Research Fellowship from the Newkirk Center for Science and Society. Over the next year, she will initiate projects that aim to solve social and environmental problems for local communities. Congrats and good luck, Brenna!
This summer, Maureen Purcell will serve as a Graduate Fellow for UCI Global Service Scholars, a program run by the UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation. As part of her work, she will take a group of undergraduate students to Cape Town, South Africa, where the students practice compassion in
Maria Montchal communicates about communication! In a blog post for NeuroCrew, a neuroscience communications agency, she discusses tips for how to write about science in a digestible manner. Maria emphasizes the importance of considering one’s audience and one’s goal ahead of time. She shares some guiding questions that anyone can
One of our hivers, Bryce Wilson, won a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation! Here is what he has to say about his research: In my lab we study how cells interact with their physical environment. Cells are not only responsive to chemical signals around them, they
Exercise gives us that healthy glow…but uh-oh, B.O.! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Sweat is our body’s cooling-down mechanism. But does it have to be so smelly? Armpits, I’m looking at you! Our sweat is odorless, so what’s all the stink about? Gurdeep Minhas
Brenna was awarded the UCI Carbon Offsets Fellowship under the Carbon Neutrality Initiative. She will help decrease harmful emissions at UCI by researching and recommending practices to make UCI net carbon neutral. Way to go Brenna!!
Krista Fruehauf published a scientific paper on targeted drug therapies using polymers. Drug delivery relies upon a few different methods, just like how people rely on different forms of transportation. Some are better for the planet or are faster means of crossing large areas. However, unlike the transportation we experience that
Chloe Groome took victory in her section at the Associated Graduate Students (AGS) Graduate Research Symposium on April 26, 2019. Her talk was on, “Leaving Platinum Behind: A Path to Affordable Hydrogen Fuel Cells.” She spoke in the Biology, Chemistry, and Medicine category. This annual symposium provides a venue for
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet… even to dinosaurs? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Flowers from one hundred million years ago had different standards of beauty. Scientists believe they looked differently from today’s flowers, lacking the colorful petals bees love.