Meet our newest Hive member!

Racine Rangel is a second year PhD student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. For a class assignment by Professor Brandon Gaut, she was tasked with a new writing assignment format to try writing a script for a Loh Down! Racine decided to write about the Arctic Cod and how they survive in the

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Ted’s podcast on life in grad school

Check out this new podcast by one of our managing editors, Ted Yoo! It’s about hot research and the hot mess (grad student) behind it!⁠ This Grad Life is all about celebrating cutting edge research and commiserating with the poor souls that do all of the work. Here in this podcast

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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

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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

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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

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