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Evon Hekkala

Recently, people seem to have a hard time linking their everyday experiences to what they think of as science. What we really need now is to remember how science was done for most of its

October 18th, 2017|Categories: Scientists of New York|0 Comments

Parts Per Millions: Taking A Closer Look at the Relationships of Life on Earth

“Symbioses are the ultimate examples of success through collaboration and the powerful benefits of intimate relationships.” – David Relman When studying science and the world around us, there is a tendency to walk a reductionist

October 16th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Nature, @RU, Most Popular, RockEdu|0 Comments

Learning to #FailBetter

The impact of science on our society is undeniable. Yet, most typically engage with science at the very end of the scientific process, seeing a scientific output as something that is powerful, high-profile, and very

September 25th, 2017|Categories: @RU, Interview, RockEdu|0 Comments

The Many Faces of Science Diplomacy

By May Dobosiewicz and Kimberly Siletti     The intersection between public policy and science has become increasingly palpable in the past few months. Concerned with the policies recently issued from Washington, D.C., the President

September 12th, 2017|Categories: Op Eds, @RU|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Dr. Rick Lifton on genes, genomes, and the future of medicine

by Ella Epstein Over the summer, Rockefeller University president Dr. Lifton gave a lecture on the impact of genetics on human health and disease. Interested to learn more, I reached out to Dr. Lifton to ask him more about his work.

February 7th, 2017|Categories: @RU, All Posts, Student Spotlight|0 Comments

Simona Giunta

“I grew up in a rural town called Dragona, on the outskirts of Rome not far from the seaside. We had goats, still have chickens, vegetables and fruit gardens, make our own wine, tomato sauce and cheese. I spent a lot of time sitting on a fig tree; I would climb to the highest branch I could reach and sit there reading. Everything in New York is almost the complete opposite, most noticeably the pace of life and concept of time.”

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: @RU, All Posts, RockEdu, Scientists of New York|0 Comments