written by John Borghi Whether your desk is piled high with printed articles, or your computer desktop is filled with incongruously named PDFs, unmanaged references can be a headache even when you aren’t desperately trying to locate an article for your advisor, or finish a grant proposal at the absolute last minute. Using a piece […]
This episode we talk with Beth Waters of the McEwen Laboratory about menopause, and how estrogen affects the brain in mice. Beth takes us through her research and its implications, not only in women, but in understanding the brain in general, and how it reacts to stress.
Can you tell the shape of a drum just by hearing it? Phil Kidd walks us through this historical physics problem, how it relates to modern quantum physics, and how it can help us get smaller phones and faster electronics.
By Nadia Jaber I was 18 when I found out that I was one of millions on the path to cardiovascular disease. My high cholesterol levels left me to begrudgingly curb my cheese addiction and, even worse, work out. We all know that eating right and exercising regularly can protect our bodies, but what happens when […]
In college, I spent two years of my life asking: when two species of wasps mate, why do their hybrid offspring die? To try and figure this out, I watched wasps have sex, counted the eggs they laid after mating, counted any adults that survived from those eggs, mated the survivors to other wasps, ground […]
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