By John Borghi Last week, I released the first official episode of Bold Signals– a podcast where I attempt to capture the human side of science. In each episode, I interview either a scientist about the lived experience of doing science or a non-scientist about how they experience science in their everyday life. If this sounds […]
by Debjani Chakraborty Gluten is shorthand for a class of seed storage proteins found in wheat, barley, rye and crossbreeds of these grains. This strong, sticky, stretchy protein is what gives bread dough its elasticity and structure. Although for many people gluten is just another food, no human can completely digest gluten. That is, we […]
by Meredith Wright Materials: Digital SLR (or any camera that allows for adjustment of exposure time) Tripod or sturdy surface A room that is very dark Flashlights or other materials that emit light Kids or kids at heart I watched with amusement as students filed into the Carson Family Auditorium at Rockefeller University. Their tiny […]
by Elizabeth Waters Every March for Brain Awareness Week (BAW), graduate students and post docs from the Rockefeller University, Weill-Cornell Medical College, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Tri-Institute reach out to elementary schools in New York City to educate young scientists about their brain and current research in neuroscience. BAW, under the Dana Foundation […]
The following series is based off The Rockefeller University Science Outreach Program’s presentation at the annual AAAS meeting, presented in San Jose, CA by Jeanne Garbarino, Elizabeth Waters, and Ali Cohen. The goals for this presentation and blog post series are to introduce science outreach, how to get started in science outreach, and how to leverage science […]
- My Graduate Career: How one student is using science outreach for professional development
- Doing Science Outreach: The Basics
- So You Want To Do Science Outreach: Getting Started
- Expanding Your Professional Marketability Through Science Outreach
- Why I use video games to teach science.
- The successes and limitations of brain-computer interface technology
3/10/14 •Paths to Communication: Heather Berlin
8/28/13 •ArtLab: In Translation
7/24/13 •Living in 3D // Real-D
6/23/14 •Early fetal phase linked to cardiac risk factors
2/18/14 •Cut-up girls experience more.
11/01/13 •Podcast: Menopause and Mental Health
10/10/13 •Podcast: Can you hear the shape of a drum?
9/25/13 •Tiny, parasitic wasps are really cool. (5 reasons why I spent two years watching wasp sex)
7/10/13 •Naked Mole Rats Are Not Pretty.