Plastic pollution is one of the most urgent crisis we are facing today. Scientists consume a massive amounts of plastic in the lab, at home, and with their food and drink choices. Research is clear about the negative effects of plastic. As a community that demands policies based on scientific […]
“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 path, breaking every system down to individual components in order […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.