Maria shares advice on science communication

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

Bryce awarded an NSF fellowship

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

Smelly Situation

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

Krista’s paper on drug delivery using polymers

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’s success at the Graduate Research Symposium

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

Stone-Age Bouquet

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.