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Science. Communication. Community.

You’re Getting Warmer

Welcome to summer! With Memorial Day just around the corner, let’s delve into some hot, warm, and cold topics. by Kerstin Nordstrom Hot: Grilling! It’s the season for fire in … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Tale of Two Meetings

Now that the Internet exists, why do we still go to meetings? Is a more general conference better or worse than a specific one?   by Kerstin Nordstrom About two … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Little Plastic Catastrophe

What squishy products do you use every day? You may have thought about their chemical impact on the environment, but have you thought about their physical impact?  by Kerstin Nordstrom … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · 3 Comments

Transitioning in Science

Diversity in science is more than just establishing male-female balance, or achieving some perfect subset of races and cultures. People across all spectra must feel welcomed.    by Kerstin Nordstrom … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Writing vs Academia

Are you considering leaving academic science? Here is some food for thought if you are.  by Kerstin Nordstrom “I’m good at writing,” says disillusioned scientist. “Maybe I’ll become a science … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment