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Javier Fernandez-Martinez

Javier Fernandez-Martinez

I love the challenges and those (rare) moments of “eureka”! Realizing that you might be the first human to observe or find out something new about nature is extremely rewarding. And yes, since I can remember I always wanted to be a scientist. I have […]

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

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 path, breaking every system down to individual components in order […]

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 […]