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Learning to #FailBetter

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 polished. However, our current ways of consuming science do not […]

The Many Faces of Science Diplomacy

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 of The Rockefeller University has written public statements. Some scientists […]

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

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

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.

Simona Giunta

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 […]

Kate Bredbenner

Kate Bredbenner

“I grew up in rural PA where my grandparents have a farm. I’m the first person in my family to go to college and the first person in my extended family to go for a PhD. My family is always amazed that I can live […]

Sloka Iyengar

Sloka Iyengar

“Being a scientist allows us to be a part of a secret world that very few people are privy to. I was very interested in the concept of reality – of how we know what’s real, whether animals have a reality and whether animal reality […]