Blue/black vs. white/gold isn’t the point. How #dressgate has opened up many more interesting questions about vision and the brain. by Amanda Alvarez It’s not often that the Twitterverse … Continue reading
In which I ruminate on good teaching and communication practices. Did you know, in some languages “teaching” and “learning” are the same word? by Kerstin Nordstrom As I start my … Continue reading
Now that toxic pollution is common knowledge, is it possible to write a modern Silent Spring? What could be equally momentous for an environmental writer help us discover? Oddly enough, it may be our … Continue reading
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
Letting the frogs out, baking pancakes, and making rabbit leaps – whatever you call it, the universal and simple game of skipping stones is science made tangible and fun.
Summarizing research so that it can be understood by an audience of non-experts is a lot harder than it looks. Why not practice your elevator speech now? by Ian C. Campbell … Continue reading